A. J. Long Mill

Offering a good example of an evolved, small, mid-19th-century, water-powered gristmill, and one of the few known extant mills in Greene County, the A. J. Long Mill is a two-story […]

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 […]

Beadles House

John Beadles, a Revolutionary War militia captain, acquired 437 acres of land at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Greene County in 1788. According to tradition, Beadles had […]

Powell-McMullan House

Powell-McMullan House is a simple, but ample, frame dwelling built about 1800 that was more than doubled in size in 1842. Architectural evidence suggests that the original house was a […]

Skyline Drive Historic District

Extending through eight counties, the world-famous Skyline Drive is a testament to the expanding movement for conservation, public outdoor recreation, and regional planning that became a hallmark of New Deal […]

Locust Grove

On a carefully chosen site with the Blue Ridge Mountains as backdrop, Locust Grove was built ca. 1798 for Isaac Davis, Jr. (1754-1835), a successful planter, land speculator, and a […]

Octonia Stone

This rounded outcropping in the Greene County countryside marked the terminus of the westernmost boundary of the 24,000-acre Octonia Grant. The grant was made in 1722 by Lieutenant Governor Alexander […]

Greene County Courthouse

The principal landmark of the tiny county seat community of Stanardsville, Greene County’s courthouse is a polished representative of an important group of Roman Revival courthouses scattered through Virginia’s Piedmont. […]