History

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  • Historic Cambria Depot and Scale Cabinetmaker Museum

    The Historic Cambria Depot is an Tuscan Italianate Depot built by the Virginia Tennessee Railroad in 1867 and opened in 1868. It is one of only two Virg

  • Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Art Center

    The museum is located in the old Manse for the Christiansburg Presbyterian Church. The home was built around 1852. It showcases regional historical disp

  • Montgomery Floyd Regional Libraries
    The local library system has three locations throughout the county, Christiansburg, Blacksburg, and Meadowbrook. They all contain local history and geneal
  • Schaeffer Memorial Baptist Church
    This church was part of the original Christiansburg Institute. It was built in 1885 in honor of Union Captain Charles S. Schaeffer who founded the school.
  • Christiansburg Institute
    The Christiansburg Institute was founded in 1866 by Union Captain Charles S. Schaeffer an agent of the Freedman's Bureau. The school was supported by the Q
  • Sunset Cemetery
    Sunset Cemetery is the largest public burying ground for the town of Christiansburg. It started humbly as small family parcels in the early 1800's and was
  • St. Clair’s Bottom Primitive Baptist Church
    One of the Pre-Revolutionary churches in Southwest Virginia, organized in 1775, the present building was erected in 1851 on the site of a log meeting house
  • Indian Fields
    Indian fields, part of James Thompson's original tract inherited from his Grandfather, James Patton in the 1700's. James Thompson fought at King's Mountain
  • Aspenvale Cemetery
    Aspenvale Cemetery was the first cemetery to be declared a Virginia Historic Landmark. Not only is the Revolutionary hero, Gen. William Campbell, famous fo
  • Old Russell County Courthouse

    Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm; Sunday 12:30pm - 4pm.  This former courthouse was built in 1799 by Henry Dickenson. A stone building, the struc

  • Dickenson Bundy Log House

    Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 4pm; Sunday 12:30pm - 4pm. This log house was constructed from two separate log houses. One was built in 1769 and donated

  • East Hill Cemetery

    East Hill Cemetery, also known as Maryland Hill, Round Hill, Rooster Hill, and City Cemetery, is a historic cemetery located at Bristol, Tennessee and B

  • The Veteran’s Memorial at Cumberland Square Park

    The Bristol Veteran's Memorial, located on Cumberland Street, is dedicated to the honor and memory of those brave men and women of the United States who

  • Historic Downtown State Street – An Official Main Street Community

    History and tradition abound in Bristol, VA/TN, a truly unique twin-city. In 1881, both sides of Bristol designated the center of the city's main thorou

  • Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Bristol

    Emmanuel Episcopal Church is located in the Solar Hill Historic District in Bristol, Virginia.

    It was designed according to the same plan as a 13

  • Country Music Marker & Mural

    Tribute to the historic 1927 “Bristol Sessions,” the first commercial recordings of country music, noting the city as the official “Bi

  • Birthplace of Tennessee Ernie Ford

    Birthplace of country music legend Tennessee Ernie Ford is now the Bristol Historical Association and is open for tours by appointment. A room contains

  • Nyumba Ya Tausi-Peacock Museum

    Exhibits Showcasing African artifacts, local black memorabilia, slavery, and family heirlooms. Open Saturdays 1:00 to 5:00 and on weekdays by appointmen

  • Sanders House Center

    The Sanders House Center includes a late 19th century home which was once the centerpiece of a 3,000 acre farm. Built in 1896, it has gorgeous solid oak

  • Bailey Log Cabin

    Records show that the Bailey family first settled in what later became Tazewell County more than 230 years ago.  Richard Peyton Bailey, Sr. receive