Montgomery White Sulphur Springs Cottage

This two-room cottage was a relic of Montgomery White Sulphur Springs, a popular spa begun in the 1850s. The resort closed in 1904, and the cottage was moved to Christiansburg. […]

Nathaniel Burwell Harvey House

This dignified Colonial Revival house was built in 1909 for Nathaniel Burwell Harvey. Harvey employed James D. Chapman, an itinerant artisan, to embellish the entire interior with elaborate stenciled decoration. […]

Morrison House

Constructed between 1820 and 1824 for Joseph Thornton, the Morrison House was one of the few early dwellings remaining in downtown Harrisonburg. It stood in an excellent state of preservation […]

Maupin-Maury House

Dr. Socrates Maupin, builder of the house in 1846, was one of the founders of the medical department of Hampden-Sydney College, now the Medical College of Virginia. When Maupin resigned […]

Oak Hill

Oak Hill, an ambitious Federal plantation house erected in 1823-1825 by Samuel Hairston, was the work of James Dejarnett, a prominent area builder, and was noted for its fine woodwork. […]

Moss Tobacco Factory

An impressive relic of the antebellum tobacco industry, the three-and-one-half-story Moss Tobacco Factory was erected in two stages during the 1830s. It housed a manufacturing operation until 1862. After the […]

Roseland Manor

Overlooking Hampton Roads, Roseland Manor was a salient example of a Chateauesque, Queen Anne-style mansion. Because it was suffering the hardships of Reconstruction, Virginia saw few displays of conspicuous consumption […]

Elijah Murdock Farm

Dating mainly from the second quarter of the 19th century, the Elijah Murdock House exhibited many features characteristics of the vernacular traditions of the region. The hall-parlor dwelling combined log […]

Bristoe Battlefield

The battle of Bristoe Station was fought on October 14, 1863, in the aftermath of the battle of Gettysburg. The Confederates suffered severe losses, with the Union forces gaining a […]

Brandy Station Battlefield

Over a broad stretch of Culpeper and western Fauquier counties, Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, screening Gen. Robert E. Lee’s move to Gettysburg, fought the Union cavalry under Brig. Gen. Alfred […]