Virginia’s Historic Sites
This isolated church once served a community of mountain farmers until declining attendance forced the church to close.
Red barns are iconic across rural America, but have you ever wondered why so many are painted this prolific color?
This Virginia home started as a log cabin in the 1840s that was expanded as its family grew. Today, it is in danger of being lost forever.
No craftsman of their day left a more indelible mark on North Carolina than Thomas Day, whose personal story is as fascinating as his skill as a woodworker.
Built in 1908, one Virginia family erected this stone chapel in honor of their son who passed away too soon.
Built in the 1840s, the mill ruins left here are the last reminder of the Burning Raids of 1864.
This Virginia home was added to over time, creating a one-of-a-kind house that is currently for sale.
This impressive farmhouse was the dream of one man and his wife until their family became embroiled in a tragedy that rocked their community.
If you’ve ever wondered about daffodils that appear every Spring, they hold an interesting story and fascinating clues to the past.
Founded in rural Virginia in 1875 by Scotch-Irish immigrants, this church would close 100 years after it was founded.
This historic home has been razed to make room for a new subdivision.
[Loudon County, VA]
Built c. 1907, this rural school house served the surrounding community until 1955.
[Carroll County, VA]
Built in the 1890s, this rural school building would serve grades 1-7 until the 1950s when it was replaced with a newer brick building.
[Grayson County, VA]
This town was once a bustling stop on the stage and railroad routes.
[Mecklenburg County, VA]
This church served as a battle site and hospital during the Civil War.