Mead’s Tavern

A little more than a decade after the founding of the town of New London in 1754 in present-day Campbell County, one of the town’s original trustees, William Mead, constructed […]

The Grove

The Grove is a substantial, evolved Federal-style house formerly known as the Old Penn Home and Closeburn Manor, located in Campbell County, about nine miles southwest of Lynchburg. The house […]

Flat Creek Rural Historic District

The Flat Creek Rural Historic District in Campbell County presents an agrarian landscape of roughly 1,201 acres. It covers four primary resources: Flat Creek Farm, established in 1796; two properties carved […]

Campbell County Training School

The Campbell County Training School, also known historically as the Rustburg School, is located in the courthouse town of Rustburg. The school began in 1922 with construction of an H-shaped […]

Brookneal Historic District

The Brookneal Historic District includes more than 100 contributing buildings in business and residential blocks within the heart of the Town of Brookneal in Campbell County. From its beginnings in […]

Altavista Downtown Historic District

The Altavista Downtown Historic District encompasses the commercial core of this Campbell County town, chartered in 1912. Altavista arose soon after the regional Virginian Railway extended an east-west line to […]


Caryswood, in Campbell County, is an early example of the Italianate architectural residential style that was just becoming popular in the U.S. prior to the Civil War. The house was […]

Walnut Hill

Walnut Hill has stood for two centuries among picturesque fields and woodlands in Flat Creek Valley in Campbell County. The original one-room log section was built for Samuel and Judith […]

Oak Grove

Oak Grove was built in stages between the 1750s and 1833. Its varied elements capture the gradual evolution of Virginia architecture during that time. It began as a two-story dogtrot […]

Norfolk Southern Six Mile Bridge No. 58

Named for its location approximately six miles downstream from Lynchburg, this historic railroad bridge in the Mount Athos vicinity was initially completed in 1854 for the Southside Railroad, connecting Petersburg […]