Taylor-Kinnear Farm

The Taylor-Kinnear Farm in Rockbridge County centers on a two-story brick house detailed in the Federal style and built for David Taylor Sr. in about 1820. The house was acquired […]

Brown-Swisher Barn

The Brown-Swisher Barn, in Rockbridge County’s Walkers Creek Valley, embodies the distinctive characteristics of a bank barn (also known as a Pennsylvania barn) construction, a form of Swiss origin that […]

Scott-Hutton Farm

The Scott-Hutton Farm nestles in the Sugar Creek valley of western Rockbridge County. An early stone springhouse, a timber-frame bank barn, and other buildings cluster around a Greek Revival farmhouse […]

Glenwood Furnace

Glenwood Furnace was built in 1849 for Judge Francis T. Anderson and Botetourt County lawyer David Shanks. The iron furnace complex at Glenwood, located near Natural Bridge in Rockbridge County, […]

Natural Bridge Historic District

The Natural Bridge Historic District tells the story of the commercial development of the resort and tourist area surrounding the Natural Bridge landform, which is a National Historic Landmark. The […]


Originally the residence of Dr. Robert and Elizabeth Munger, Boxerwood, in Rockbridge County, consists of a Modernist house completed in 1952 and is one of the earliest examples of such […]

Haines Chapel and Cemetery

Haines Chapel was completed in 1914 as a small, wood-frame, vernacular house of worship located in a mountainous, sparsely populated area near today’s Blue Ridge Parkway in Rockbridge County. The […]

Chapel Hill

Farmer and wheat fan manufacturer Henry Amole built Chapel Hill, a Federal and Greek Revival brick house located in Rockbridge County, around 1842. Amole manufactured wheat fans (also known as […]

Willson House

The Willson House is a refined and well-preserved plantation residence that features elements of Georgian and Federal-style architecture. It was built in 1812 for Robert and Elizabeth Willson along the […]

Mountain View Farm

Mountain View Farm features a Greek Revival-style brick farmhouse built by Charles Davidson about 1854 and a collection of farm buildings dating from the 19th to the early 20th centuries. […]