Roberson Mill

The Roberson Mill, located on the West Fork of Dodd Creek in south central Floyd County, was built by miller and blacksmith John W. Epperly in the mid-1880s and acquired […]


Oakdale, an 80-acre farm that straddles the line between Floyd and Franklin counties just east of the Blue Ridge Parkway, features a ca. 1890 Queen Anne-style house, a large barn, […]


Located on a prominent elevation on Main Street in the courthouse town of Floyd, this imposing 1849 Greek Revival house was built for Tazewell Headen by Henry Dillon, a master […]

Phlegar House

Phlegar House is associated with German settlement around 1800 in what would become Floyd County. George Phlegar probably built the original log portion of the two-story weatherboarded house in about […]

Floyd Historic District

With its courthouse, constructed in 1951-52, sitting at nearly 2,500 feet in elevation atop a plateau of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Floyd Historic District is one of Virginia’s most […]

Slate Mountain Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

The Slate Mountain Presbyterian Church and Cemetery are prominently sited within Rock Castle Gap, on the Floyd County side of its border with Patrick County, near the Blue Ridge Parkway.  […]

Willis Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

Willis Presbyterian Church and Cemetery, the last of the rock-faced churches associated with Rev. Childress to be built, was constructed in Floyd County in 1954, just two years before Childress’s […]

Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

Buffalo Mountain Church and Cemetery is located on the border of Carroll and Floyd counties. This was the Rev. Robert Childress’s first church after his graduation from Union Theological Seminary […]

West Fork Furnace

Although most of the individual components of the West Fork Furnace property lack distinction, collectively they represent an articulated and distinctive system engineered during the mid-19th century for effective and […]