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

Tazewell County

Burkeís Garden
From Tazewell, Route 61 to Route 623, eight miles.
Burkeís Garden Historical District.

Higginbotham House Museum
Pisgah Rd., Tazewell 24651
(276) 988-3800
Heirlooms, antiques and artifacts covering 5000 years.
Open Fri-Sat, 10am-5:30pm; Sun, noon-6pm. Group tours by appointment.
Admission charged.

Cedar Bluff Historic District Tour
115 Central Ave., Cedar Bluff 24609
(276) 964-4889
Historic grist mill, town, and historic district.
Map available at Town Hall.

Historic Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park
US Route 19/460, three miles southwest of Tazewell, Tazewell 24651
(276) 988-6755
Exhibits on American Indian settlements, tools, pioneer life, the Civil War, and 20th century coal and railroad industries; pioneer park of log and stone buildings furnished to depict 1830s life.
Open Mon-Sat, 9am-5pm; Summer, Sun, 1-5pm.
Admission charged.

Pocahontas Exhibition Mine and Museum
Route 659, Pocahontas 24635
(276) 945-2134 or 945-9522
Museum of coal heritage at the Pocahontas Mine.
Open April-Oct, Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, noon-6pm.
Admission charged.

Tazewell County Courthouse
Main St., Tazewell 24651
(276) 988-7541
Historical records.
Open Mon- Fri, 8am- 4:30pm.

Tazewell County Historical Society
Dr. Greever House, E. Main St., Tazewell 24651
(276) 988-4069

Genealogical resources; local history and preservation.
Open Wed, 11:30am- 1:30pm.

Tazewell County Library
310 E. Main St. Tazewell 24651
(276) 988-2541
Genealogical information.
Open Mon, 9am- 8pm; Tues-Wed, 9am- 5:30pm; Thurs, 9am-8pm; Fri, 9am- 5:30pm; Sat, 10am-2pm; Sept-May, Sun, 2-6pm.

Tazewell County Tourism
c/o Historic Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park
US Route 19/460, Tazewell 24651
(800) 588-9401 or (276) 988-6755
Local information.

Walking Tour of Historic Tazewell
Brochure available from Tazewell County Historical Society; tour includes homes, churches, old banks and law offices.

Historic Grist Mill
112 River Rd., Cedar Bluff 24609
(276) 964-9691
Authentic operational grist mill in nostalgic setting; tours available.