Valleydale Packers

The Valleydale Packers was the original plant and headquarters for Neuhoff Incorporated (later renamed Valleydale Packers), a major industrial operation in the Southeastern United States. Established in 1936, it became […]

Peacock-Salem Launderers & Cleaners

Peacock-Salem Launderers & Cleaners was built in 1916 for Salem Steam Laundry in a commercial architecture style. The building’s numerous additions reflect how the laundry industry expanded and evolved over […]

North Broad Street Historic District

In Salem, the North Broad Street Historic District evokes the city’s economic prosperity from the 1880s to around 1950, when all the district’s lots were sold. Some of Salem’s wealthiest […]


Monterey is a Greek Revival house built in 1853 for Salem business leader Powell H. Huff (1793-1884). The house was depicted in Edward Beyer’s well-known painting of Salem (ca.1855). Set […]

McVitty House

The McVitty House was built in 1906 in the city of Salem as a two-and-a-half-story frame house in the Colonial Revival style with Adam English elements. The original property included […]

Preston House

The Preston House is a Federal-style mansion built during the first quarter of the 19th century. It is possibly the oldest surviving brick building in what was then Roanoke County […]

Blair Apartments

Constructed in 1949, the Colonial Revival-style Blair Apartments is an excellent example of Federal Housing Authority–sponsored garden apartments in Salem, where just two FHA-funded complexes were built in the post-World […]

Valley Railroad Bridge

Constructed in 1873, the Valley Railroad Bridge in the city of Salem, is an imposing limestone structure consisting of a barrel-vaulted tunnel through which Gish Branch flows surmounted by a […]

Williams-Brown House-Store

This combination commercial and residential building is perhaps the area’s last remaining example of a type once prevalent in towns along the much-traveled Great Road to Kentucky and Tennessee. The […]