McDowell Presbyterian Church

In Highland County, the 1856 McDowell Presbyterian Church, situated at the eastern entrance of the village of McDowell along with its manse and cemetery, is associated with the Battle of […]

GW Jeep Site

The archaeological GW Jeep Site, which straddles the boundary between Highland County in Virginia and Pocahontas County in West Virginia, is noteworthy for its integrity and location. Its dense lithic […]

The Mansion House

The Mansion House is a classic example of Greek Revival-style architecture.  According to local oral tradition, the Mansion House received its name because it was the first large brick house […]

C.P. Jones House and Law Office

The C.P. Jones House and Law Office, located in the town of Monterey in Highland County, is an evolved dwelling with Victorian elements that has at its core a two-story […]

Monterey High School

Monterey High School, constructed in 1922 at the western edge of the town of Monterey in Highland County, represents an era in educational history in Virginia when the state created […]

Crab Run Lane Truss Bridge

The Crab Run Lane Truss Bridge, erected in 1896, is located in McDowell in Highland County. Manufactured by the West Virginia Bridge Works of Wheeling, West Virginia, the modest size […]

McClung Farm Historic District

Far from modern intrusions, the scenic mountains and valleys of Highland County maintain, perhaps best, the serenity of 19th-century rural Virginia. The several components of the McClung Farm Historic District, […]

Monterey Hotel

Built in 1904, this relic of a bygone era is the town of Monterey’s signature landmark. From the mid-19th-century through the early-20th-century western Virginia was dotted with numerous resort hotels […]