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

Grayson County

Historic 1908 Grayson County Courthouse
107 E. Main St., Independence 24348
(276) 773-3711
Richardson-style architecture, museum, local art gallery, and historical records.
Open Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

Grayson County Historical Society
116 N. Independence Avenue
P.O. Box 529
Independence, VA  24348
(276) 773-3320
Open Thursdays - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., or by appointment.
Genealogical resources.

Grayson County Public Library
147 South Independence Ave., Independence 24348
(276) 773-2761
Genealogical resources.
Open Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, 9am-5pm; Tues & Thurs, 8am-7pm.

Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation

Grayson Highlands State Park
829 Grayson Highland Lane, Mouth of Wilson 24363
(276) 579-7092
Visitors center, log buildings.

New River Notes
Website with a large amount of information on the history of the counties in the Upper New River region.

Tourist Information Center
107 E. Main St., 1908 Courthouse, Town Square, Independence 24348
(276) 773-3711
Local information.
Open Mon-Tues, Thurs-Sat, 9am-3pm.

The Vault Museum
107 E. Main St., 1908 Courthouse, Town Square, Independence 24348
(276) 773-3711
Early 1900s mountain home and barn, blacksmith shop, tools, farm implements.
Open Mon-Sat, 9am-4pm, Fri, 9am-5pm.

Davis-Bourne Inn
119 Journey's End Drive, P.O. Box 395, Independence  24348
Beautiful Victorian mansion constructed in 1865 by Col. Alexander Davis. 
Tours available.

Grayson County Courthouse
Davis St., Independence 24348
(276) 773-2231
Historical records, genealogical resources.
Open Mon-Fri, 8:00am-5pm.