Depot Square Historic District

Located one block south of West Main Street in the Washington County town of Abingdon, the Depot Square Historic District began taking shape around 1856 when the Virginia and Tennessee […]

Retirement and the Muster Grounds

Located on about nine acres in the town of Abingdon, the Retirement and Muster Grounds property consists of a Federal-period brick dwelling (Retirement) and the meadow where a Washington County […]

Abingdon Historic District Extension

This expansion of the original (1970) Abingdon Historic District in Washington County includes properties located along Valley, King, Park, and Oak Hill streets, and White’s Mill Road, and at the […]

Glade Spring Commercial Historic District

The Glade Spring Commercial Historic District comprises the core of a 19th-century community oriented toward the railroad. The oldest existing building in the district is a hotel building constructed in […]

Baker-St. John House

The locally important Baker-St. John House, situated near Abingdon in Washington County, was constructed ca. 1866 as a home for Dr. John Alexander Preston Baker. The house has a rich […]

Saltville Battlefields Historic District

The two battlefields on which Confederate and Union forces contested control of the Confederacy’s most important source of salt, an essential commodity, are contained in the 2,737-acre Saltville Battlefields Historic […]

Edmondson Hall

Edmondson Hall provides the village of Meadowview in eastern Washington County with a well-preserved reminder of its past railroad and architectural heritage. Built in 1857 shortly after the arrival of […]

Walnut Grove

Walnut Grove overlooks U.S. Route 11 approximately eight miles west of Abingdon in Washington County, near the Bristol city limits. Colonel Robert Preston, a Scots-Irish pioneer, constructed Walnut Grove about […]

Dr. William H. Pitts House

The Dr. William H. Pitts House in Washington County is a two-story dwelling built in 1854 in the popular Greek Revival style, and that figures prominently in the historic Abingdon […]

The Grove

The Grove was built around 1857 by Colonel John Preston, when he retired after 32 years as presiding judge of Washington County. This was the second “manor” house built on […]