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

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A. P. Carter Museum
Abingdon Convention and Visitors Bureau
Abingdon Visitors Center
Alleghany County Chamber of Commerce/Western Highlands Travel Council
Alleghany County Courthouse
Alleghany Highlands Genealogical Society
Alleghany Highlands Historical Society
Andrew Johnson House
Appalachian African-American Cultural and Community Development Center
Avenel Foundation, Inc.


Barter Theatre
Bassett Branch Historical Center
Bedford Area Visitors Center (Chamber of Commerce)
Bedford City/County Museum

Bedford County Courthouse
Bedford Historic Meeting House
Bedford Historical Society
Big Stone Gap Walking/Driving Tour
Birchleaf Farm, Inc.
Birthplace of Country Music Alliance Museum
Black History Center of Southwest Virginia
Blacksburg Library
Blacksburg Regional Visitors Center
Bland County Courthouse
Bland County Historical Society
Bland County History Archives
Blue Ridge Farm Museum
Blue Ridge Institute and Museum
Bob White Covered Bridge
Booker T. Washington National Monument
Botetourt County Chamber of Commerce
Botetourt County Courthouse
Botetourt County Historical Society
Botetourt County Museum
Breaks Interstate Park Visitors Center
Bristol Chamber of Commerce
Bristol Convention and Visitors Bureau
Bristol Public Library
Bristol Sign
Bristol Tennessee-Virginia

Bristol Welcome Center
Buchanan County Chamber of Commerce
Buchanan County Courthouse
Buchanan County Historical Society
Buchanan County Public Library

Buchanan Walking Tour and Swinging Bridge
Burke’s Garden
Bush Mill


Carolina Road Site
Carroll County Administrative Office Complex
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
Carroll County Courthouse
Carroll County Genealogy Club
Carroll County Historical Society and Museum

Catholic Historical Society Museum of Roanoke Valley
Cedar Bluff Historic District Tour
Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
City of Salem Courthouse
Covington Welcome Center
Cowan Mill
Craig County Adventures (Craig Co. Tourism Committee)
Craig County Courthouse
Craig County Historical Society
Craig County Museum
Craig County Tourism Committee


Dennis E. Reedy Railroad and Coal Mining Museum
Depot Welcome Center
Dickenson County Chamber of Commerce
Dickenson County Courthouse

Dickenson-Bundy Log House
Duff Academy
Dungannon Depot


Emory and Henry College


Fenwick Iron Mines
Fields-Penn 1860 House Museum
Fincastle Walking Tours
First Virginia Bank Museum
Floyd House
Floyd County Chamber of Commerce
Floyd County Courthouse
Floyd County History Museum
Floyd County Library

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce
Franklin County Courthouse
Franklin County Historical Society, Inc.
Franklin County Public Library


Galax-Carroll-Grayson Chamber of Commerce
Giles County Chamber of Commerce
Giles County Courthouse
Giles County Historical Society and Museum

Glade Mountain Museum
Glencoe, Radford Heritage Foundation
Grayson County Courthouse
Grayson County Historical Society
Grayson County Public Library
Grayson County Tourist Information Center
Grayson Highlands State Park


Hales Ford Academy
Harmon Museum
Harrison Museum of African-American Culture
Harry Meador Coal Museum
Heart of Appalachia Visitor Center
Henry County Courthouse
Hensley Settlement
Higginbotham House Museum
Historic 1908 Grayson County Courthouse
Historic Abingdon Walking Tour
Historic Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park
Historic Grist Mill
Historic St. John Lutheran Church
Historic State Street
Historical Society of Washington County
Holston Territory Genealogical Society
Homeplace Mountain Farm & Museum
Humpback Bridge


J. Sidna Allen Home
Jack’s Creek Covered Bridge
James Matten Early Cabin
James River Restored Canal Lock
Jeff Matthews Memorial Museum
Jesse’s Mill
John Fox, Jr., Museum
Johnson Farm
Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library
June Tolliver House


King-Stuart House


Lambsburg Welcome Center
Laurel Hill, J. E. B. Stuart Birthplace, Inc.
Lee County Chamber of Commerce
Lee County Courthouse
Lee County Historical Society
Lee County Public Library

Link’s Farm Covered Bridge
Lonesome Pine Regional Tourist Center
Long Hollow Log School Museum
Longdale Furnace Historic District
Louis E. Henegar Miners Memorial Park


Mabry Mill
Martha Washington Inn
Martinsville Courthouse
Martinsville Uptown Revitalization Association
Martinsville-Henry County Historical Society

Mayberry Presbyterian Church
Mayberry Trading Post
Montgomery County Courthouse
Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library
Morgan-McClure Motorsports Museum
Mountain Empire Genealogy Quarterly
Museum and Historical Society of Western Virginia
Museum of Theatre History of Roanoke Valley


National D-Day Memorial
National Melungeon Registry
New London Academy
New River Historical Society
New River Valley Visitor’s Bureau
Nyumba Ya Tausi – Peacock Museum


Old Pulaski County Courthouse
Old Russell County Courthouse
Old Towne Pearisburg


Patrick County Chamber of Commerce
Patrick County Courthouse
Patrick County Historical Society and Museum
Patrick County Library

Pocahontas Exhibition Mine and Museum
Poplar Forest
Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce
Pulaski County Courthouse
Pulaski County Library


Radford Public Library
Radford University Library

Raven Cliff Furnace Trail
Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Museum
Reynolds Homestead
Roanoke City Public Library
Roanoke County Courthouse
Roanoke Downtown Walking Tour
Roanoke Valley Visitor Center

Rock House Museum
Rocky Gap Welcome Center
Rural Retreat Historical Society
Russell County Chamber of Commerce
Russell County Courthouse


Salem Museum and Historical Society
Salem Visitor Center
Salem Walking Tour

Saltville Director of Tourism
Saltville Historical Driving Tour
Saltville Library
Saltville Museum and Museum of the Middle Appalachians
Scott County Chamber of Commerce
Scott County Courthouse
Self-Guided Tour of Historic Newbern
Settlers Museum of Southwest Virginia
Shot Tower Historical State Park
Smithfield Plantation
Smyth County Chamber of Commerce
Smyth County Courthouse
Smyth County Historical & Museum Society, Inc.
Smyth County Museum
Smyth-Bland Regional Library

Southern Appalachian Ancestral Registry
Southwest Highlands Gateway Visitors Center
Southwest Virginia Ancestors Quarterly
Southwest Virginia Museum
Staley Collins House


The Tavern
Tazewell County Courthouse
Tazewell County Historical Society
Tazewell County Library
Tazewell County Tourism

Tennessee Ernie Ford Home
Thomas J. Boyd Museum
Tingler’s Mill
To The Rescue Museum


Vault Museum
Vinton Historical Society Museum/Upson House Museum
Virginia Creeper Historic Trail
Virginia Museum of Transportation
Virginia Polytechnic and State University Libraries
Virginia’s Explore Park


Walking Tour of Hillsville
Walking Tour of Historic Tazewell
Walking Tour of Historic Wytheville
Walking Tour of the Town of Floyd
Walnut Street Civil War Fortifications
Washington County Chamber of Commerce
Washington County Courthouse
Washington County Public Library

Western Highlands Travel Council
White’s Mill
Wilderness Road Regional Museum
Wilderness Road State Park
William King Regional Arts Center
Wise County Chamber of Commerce
Wise County Courthouse
Wise County Historical Society
Wise County Public Library

Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum
Wood Brothers Racing Museum
Wythe County Courthouse
Wythe County Historical Society
Wytheville Community College—F. B. Kegley Library
Wytheville-Wythe-Bland Chamber of Commerce