Rivermont School

Constructed in 1938, Rivermont School occupies a prominent site in a modest residential area in the City of Covington, the Alleghany County seat. Located northeast of Covington’s central business district […]

Rosedale Historic District

Rosedale Historic District, located west of the Jackson River and just in Alleghany County across the river from the city of Covington, takes its name from Rose Dale, the antebellum […]

First Baptist Church of Covington

First Baptist Church of Covington, historically the city’s largest African American congregation, was organized in 1870. The first church, built in the early 1870s, was demolished to make way for […]

Covington High School

Designed by the Roanoke architectural firm of Smithey and Boynton and constructed in 1939-40 with federal Public Works Administration funds, Covington High School operated from the close of the Great […]

Covington Historic District

What is now the independent city of Covington was laid out along the Jackson River in 1818, and it became the Alleghany County seat in 1822. The Covington Historic District […]

Fudge House

For almost two centuries, this much-expanded dwelling was home to the Fudge family. The Fudges were of German descent from Rockingham County; their name was originally Futch. The property was […]