The Wilderness

Established alongside a main road connecting the springs resorts of Bath County with the Shenandoah Valley, The Wilderness is a large estate in the county’s northeastern mountains. Farmer and politician […]

Three Hills

Located on a hill at the outskirts of the Bath County village of Warm Springs, the estate known as Three Hills was built in 1913 by author Mary Johnston as […]


Westbourne, originally called Pinehurst, was built in 1919 for Abram L. McClellan, a wealthy businessman and real estate developer, as the focal point of his Hampton Gardens subdivision. W. Duncan […]

Monroe Ward Historic District

Monroe Ward Historic District is a historic, mixed-use neighborhood. Its architectural fabric presents a variety of periods, styles, building types, and uses that illustrate the evolution of the city of […]

Jubal A. Early Homeplace

The Jubal A. Early Homeplace is located in the Blue Ridge foothills of northern Franklin County. The house is associated with Jubal Early (1816-1894), a leading general of the Confederacy […]

John Fox, Jr., House

John Fox, Jr., novelist of the mountaineers’ struggle to cope with the mining era and a more modern lifestyle, lived and wrote here from 1890 until his death in 1919, […]

June Tolliver House

This modified Queen Anne-style house, typical of Southwest Virginia’s late 19th-century boom architecture, was the residence of June Morris during the time of her schooling at Big Stone Gap. She […]

New Market Historic District

New Market in Shenandoah County, originally called Cross Roads, is one of western Virginia’s best-preserved historic linear towns. The site was selected by John Sevier, later governor of Tennessee, who […]

Shockoe Valley and Tobacco Row Historic District

Named for the creek that served as the western boundary of Richmond’s original settlement and for the row of tobacco warehouses and factories that constitute its industrial quarter, this brawny […]

Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House

Benjamin Henry Latrobe’s designs for Richmond houses with demi-octagonal bays provided the prototype for Michael Hancock’s 1809 dwelling, a surviving example of the many elegant Federal houses that once graced […]