The Southwest Virginia Heritage Guide lists museums, archives, libraries, resource organizations, and historical sites related to the regionís history and folk culture.

Craig County

Craig County Historical Society
Old Brick Hotel, Main Street, New Castle 24127
(540) 864-7023
Genealogy room.
Open Fri, March-Nov, 1-4pm.

Craig County Museum
Old Brick Hotel, Court and Main Streets, New Castle 24127
(540) 864-5296
Local History.
Call for hours or appointment.

Craig County Tourism Committee
P.O. Box 308, New Castle 24127
(540) 864-5010
Local information.
Call Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm.

Craig County Courthouse
303 Main St., New Castle 24127
(540) 864-5010
Historical and genealogical records.
Open Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm.

Fenwick Iron Mines
Seven miles northeast of New Castle on Rt. 685
New Castle Ranger District, N611-N685, New Castle 24127
(540) 864-5195
Picnic area (reserve shelter ahead of time).
Remnants of an iron-mining community and iron works from the 1890s-1920s; interpretive wetland and forest trail.

Tingler's Mill
Route 311 west to Route 18, Paint Bank 24131
Currently being restored. Built in 1873 and used until 1965.
Craig County Adventures (Craig Co. Tourism Committee)
(540) 864-5195
Driving tour of historical and recreational sites.
Brochure can be picked up at US Forest Service Office on VA 615 (3 miles east of New Castle).
Open Mon-Fri, 8am-4:30pm.