Crewe Commercial Historic District

The Crewe Commercial Historic District captures the commercial core of the western Nottoway County town of Crewe. Also included within the district is the former Norfolk and Western Railway Company […]

WSVS Radio Station and Transmitter

Located near the quiet town of Crewe in Nottoway County, the WSVS Radio Station and Transmitter complex is home to the oldest radio station in continuous use in Southside Virginia. […]

Hyde Park

Hyde Park, in Nottoway County, is a former tobacco plantation dating to the latter 1700s. It was purchased in 1938 by Richmond department store owner William B. Thalhimer to create […]


Millbrook is a well-preserved example of the style of farmsteads that were once typical in Nottoway County and the Southside region during the 19th century. The ca-1840 main house features […]


Inverness exemplifies the evolution of architecture and building practices in central Virginia, just as its history mirrors the broad patterns of agricultural practices over the past two centuries. The main […]

Mountain Hall

Mountain Hall was the home of physician and statesman Dr. James Jones (1772-1848), a leading Southside Virginian of his generation. He served in the Virginia militia as surgeon general during […]

Schwartz Tavern

Ninety-nine feet in length, this rambling, historic tavern, erected in three sections, is Blackstone’s oldest building, and is located in its listed historic district. The construction dates of each section […]

Little Mountain Pictograph Site

Adorning a rugged rockface, these pictographs in Nottoway County belong to a class of archaeological resources whose rarity makes them significant at the national level. The Little Mountain Pictograph Site […]

Nottoway County Courthouse

Nottoway County’s Roman Revival courthouse is the focal point of its tiny county seat village. Like many of Virginia’s antebellum courthouses, this remarkably sophisticated and visually satisfying work shows the […]


The weatherboarded country Georgian structure of Oakridge is a typical and well-preserved example of a residence of a prosperous planter of Virginia’s southern Piedmont. It was built in Nottoway County […]