Washington School

Washington School in Rappahannock County was constructed around 1923 as a two-teacher school. Of the Rosenwald Schools built in 79 localities in Virginia, about 50 percent were similar to the […]

Ben Venue Rural Historic District

Running along Ben Venue Road (Route 729) between the late-18th century villages of Gaines Crossroads and Flint Hill, the Ben Venue Rural Historic District in Rappahannock County features farmsteads and […]

Locust Grove/R.E. Luttrell Farmstead

The Locust Grove/R.E. Luttrell Farmstead in Rappahannock County dates to about 1815, when the main house was constructed. The farmstead evolved until about 1940, when major construction and alterations ceased […]

Flint Hill Historic District

The Flint Hill Historic District is located in northern Rappahannock County. The district arose as a crossroads community beginning in the 1740s and was established in 1843 by an act […]

Flint Hill Baptist Church

Flint Hill Baptist Church is the home of one of the earliest Baptist congregations in Rappahannock County. One of the Town of Flint Hill’s most prominent antebellum landmarks, the 1854 […]

George L. Carder House

The George L. Carder House is a Federal-style, two-story brick house, built about 1833. Constructed on land owned by George L. Carder, the house was built for a prosperous middling […]


Consisting of 421 acres, Sunnyside is nestled against the Blue Ridge Mountains in Rappahannock County. Henry Miller purchased the property in 1780 and deeded it to his son in 1785. […]

Laurel Mills Historic District

Encompassing 56-plus acres along the Thornton River in Rappahannock County, the Laurel Mills Historic District is significant for its cohesive collection of mid- to late 19th-century architectural structures associated with […]

Meadow Grove Farm

Over 364 acres of rolling hills and pastures surround Meadow Grove Farm in Rappahannock County. The highly evolved main house began as a one-and-one-half-story log building, circa 1820. Two two-story […]

Scrabble School

Constructed between 1921-22, the Scrabble School was the first school in Rappahannock County to be built under the auspices of the Rosenwald Fund; as such it holds a special place […]