Four Stairs

Four Stairs began as a one-story, gable-roofed, one-room log house perhaps built early in the 1730s by Northern Neck frontier planter Thomas Simmons. Next came a shed-roofed west-side log pen […]

Crooked Run Valley Rural Historic District

Spread over 18,630 acres, the Crooked Run Valley Rural Historic District includes more than 400 architectural resources as well as significant landscape features, vistas, and open spaces. These resources include […]

William H. Vincent House

William H. Vincent constructed the Vincent House in 1889 as the first dwelling on Main Street in the newly formed Southampton County town of Capron. The same family, influencing the […]

Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove overlooks U.S. Route 11 approximately eight miles west of Abingdon in Washington County, near the Bristol city limits. Colonel Robert Preston, a Scots-Irish pioneer, constructed Walnut Grove about […]

Spring Dale

Spring Dale, near Dublin in Pulaski County, is an elegant brick mansion built in 1856-1857 for David Shall McGavock, one of the county’s most prominent antebellum farmers. The house is […]

Stanardsville Historic District

The Stanardsville Historic District represents the growth of the Greene County seat from a small, late-18th-century settlement to a critical crossroads at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It […]

Opequon Historic District

The Opequon Historic District encompasses a mid-18th-century crossroads village surrounded by farm country in central Frederick County. Situated along a principal colonial road known today as Cedar Creek Grade, the […]

Fulkerson-Hilton House

Fulkerson-Hilton House was built around 1800 of oak, pine, and poplar hewn logs. The two-story house rests on a limestone foundation and faces the north fork of the Holston River […]

Opequon Presbyterian Church

Opequon Presbyterian Church, completed in 1897, is a Gothic Revival-style rustic stone building with pointed-arched, stained-glass windows and a tall corner bell tower. Built on the site of two previous […]

Old Presbyterian Meeting House

Constructed in 1836-37, the Old Presbyterian Meeting House on South Fairfax Street in the Alexandria Historic District is the home of city’s second-oldest, and first non-Anglican, religious congregation. The well-proportioned […]