Crossroads to Settlement

Experience Virginia's heritage migration route and travel the road of early settlement from the valleys through the mountains of western Virginia. The Roanoke Valley was a hub granting Native Americans ...
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Historic Grandin Village

Historic Grandin Village, located just two miles from downtown Roanoke, has something for everyone. Nestled in a charming 1920s’ neighborhood shops and restaurants range from elegant to quirky to everything ...
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Historic Roanoke City Market

Wondering what you'll have for dinner tonight? Try something that tastes fresh, is healthier for you and supports the region's economy—try our locally grown produce and meats. The Historic Roanoke ...
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Historical Society of Western Virginia

The Historical Society of Western Virginia has offices in quarters shared by the History Museum and the O. Winston Link Museum and the Raymond Loewy Gallery. History Museum exhibits trace ...
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Hunter’s Raid Civil War Trail

A scenic driving tour following the route of Union General David Hunter's 1864 raid through Virginia. Part of the Virginia Civil War Trail Systems. 101 Shenandoah Avenue NE Roanoke, VA ...
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Jubal Early Homeplace

Jubal Anderson Early was a Confederate general who was born and raised in Franklin County, Virginia. His homeplace has been restored and is open to the public during certain hours, ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge and Statue

The Martin Luther King Jr. statue at the Martin Luther King Memorial Bridge in Downtown Roanoke stands as a 7-foot tall bronze statue that was designed by the husband-and-wife team ...
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Old Southwest, Inc.

Virginia`s largest residential historic district. Meeting Facilities: The Gish House, located in Highland Park, can be rented for weddings, business meetings or gatherings of any sort. The Gish House was ...
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Southwest Virginia Heritage Guide

From the upper James River west to the Cumberland Gap, Southwest Virginia is steeped in history and folklife. This Guide is published by Ferrum College's Blue Ridge Institute & Museum, ...
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Wilderness Road

Over 43 million Americans can trace their heritage to the families that migrated along the Wilderness Road. It sums up the iconic meaning of the lives of Daniel Boone and ...
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