Virginia’s Historic Sites
History Hidden Underneath
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.
Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color
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.
Winston Memorial Chapel
Built in 1908, one Virginia family erected this stone chapel in honor of their son who passed away too soon.
Ruins of The Burning Raids of 1864
Built in the 1840s, the mill ruins left here are the last reminder of the Burning Raids of 1864.
For Sale | Historic Virginia Home With One-Of-A-Kind Details
This Virginia home was added to over time, creating a one-of-a-kind house that is currently for sale.
Impressive Virginia Farmhouse at the Center of Tragedy
This impressive farmhouse was the dream of one man and his wife until their family became embroiled in a tragedy that rocked their community.
Daffodil Ghost Gardens of the South
If you’ve ever wondered about daffodils that appear every Spring, they hold an interesting story and fascinating clues to the past.
Catholic Church founded by Irish Immigrants in rural Virginia No Longer Stands
Founded in rural Virginia in 1875 by Scotch-Irish immigrants, this church would close 100 years after it was founded.
Historic Virginia Home Demolished for Suburbs
This historic home has been razed to make room for a new subdivision.
[Loudon County, VA]
Rural Virginia Schoolhouse on a Picturesque Creek
Built c. 1907, this rural school house served the surrounding community until 1955.
[Carroll County, VA]
Historic Schoolhouse Left Behind in the 1950s
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]
Virginia Ghost Town Abandoned by the Railroad
This town was once a bustling stop on the stage and railroad routes.
[Mecklenburg County, VA]
Historic Church Doubled as Hospital in Civil War Battle
This church served as a battle site and hospital during the Civil War.