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Abingdon, Virginia, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Abingdon Historic District 276-698-5667
    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and featuring buildings dating from the 1700s, this 20 square block district includes the Fields-Penn 1860 House... more info  map

  • Fields Penn House Museum 276-676-0216
    208 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210
    Step back in time at this beautifully restored house museum where history comes alive and depicts the life of a prosperous family just prior to the Civil War.  more info  map

  • King-Stuart Cabin 276-496-5342
    217 Palmer Avenue, Saltville, VA 24370
    In the Blue Ridge Highlands in Smyth County
    Occupied through the 1960's, the King-Stuart Cabin's occupants have included William King, one the nation's early commercial salt producers; William Alexander Stuart,... more info

  • Madam Russell United Methodist Church & Cabin 276-496-5342 (Saltville Town Hall)
    207 West Main Street, Saltville, VA 24370
    In the Blue Ridge Highlands in Smyth County
    Walk through the original portion of the church to see its many stunning features, including stained glass windows; and tour the replica cabin of Madam Russell. Madam... more info

  • Palmer Mill & Playhouse, The 276-496-3269
    618 Palmer Avenue, Saltville, VA 24370
    In the Blue Ridge Highlands in Smyth County
    A replica of an 1800's water powered grist mill, the Palmer Mill houses a community theatre and the working mechanisms from the oldest Plantation-style mill in... more info

  • White's Mill 276-676-0285
    12291 White's Mill Road, Abingdon, VA 24210
    A National and Virginia Historic Landmark, this grist and flour mill is one of the only water powered mills in existence in Southwest Virginia. Milling demonstrations... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Civil War Battlefield Overlook 276-496-5342
    275 Buckeye Street, Saltville, VA 24370
    Located off Buckeye Street
    This overlook allow viewers the opportunity to see where around 2,000 Confederate troops held off some 5,000 attacking Union troops on Sunday, October 2, 1864. Walk in... more info  map

  • Elizabeth Cemetery 276-496-5342
    217 Palmer Avenue, Saltville, VA 24370
    In the Blue Ridge Highlands in Smyth County
    Associated with Elizabeth Church, thought to have been the oldest Methodist church built in Smyth County; the Elizabeth Cemetery was started on land that was donated by... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Historical Society of Washington County 276-623-8337
    306 Depot Square, Abingdon, VA 24212
    Located in Downtown Abingdon
    Headquartered in the old Norfolk & Western Passenger Depot, the Historical Society of Washington County is "the leading center in the region for genealogical and... more info  map

  • Smyth-Bland Regional Library 276-496-5514
    111 Palmer Avenue, Saltville, VA 24370
    Located in Downtown Saltville
    Saltville's public library is normally open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and until 2:00 p.m. Saturdays. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Arts Depot 276-628-9091
    314 Depot Square, Abingdon, VA 24212
    Situated inside an 1890's freight station, this depot allows visitors to see artists' studios and watch painters, potters, weavers, and more in action. Changing... more info  map

  • Morgan-McClure Museum, The
    26460 Newbanks Road, Abingdon, VA 24210
    Located Adjacent to the Main Racing Facility
    The Morgan-McClure Motorsports Race Team from the early years to the present is featured at this racing museum where visitors can see cars that roared into victory lane... more info  map

  • Museum of the Middle Appalachians 276-496-3633
    P.O. Box 910, Saltville, VA 24370
    Various points of historical and geological significance are represented on an interactive model of the Saltville Valley in the main hall of the Museum of the Middle... more info

  • William King Museum 276-628-5005
    415 Academy Drive, Abingdon, VA 24212
    An affiliate of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, this arts center houses several galleries with changing exhibits including multi-cultural traveling exhibits and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Pinnacle Natural Area Preserve 276-676-5673
    252 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210
    The Clinch River and Big Cedar Creek flow through this extraordinary landscape known as karst topography. The rugged terrain has sinkholes, caves, sinking streams and... more info  map

  • Washington County Park 276-676-6215
    19482 County Park Road, Abingdon, VA 24210
    The whole family will enjoy this beautiful park that features a children's playground, picnic shelters, a swimming pool, a boat ramp, canoe access sites, and a snack... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Abingdon Vineyard & Winery 276-623-1255
    20530 Alvarado Road, Abingdon, VA 24211
    Situated on a 50 acre farm along the South Holston River, this farm winery offers wine tastings and winery tours during their open hours and features a small gift shop... more info  map

  • Wolf Creek Winery & Vineyards 276-676-0980
    21281 Lake Road, Abingdon, VA 24210
    Fine Virginia wines in a European manner are produced at this vineyard and winery which has an expanded line of white and red wines including Chardonnay, Ports, and... more info  map


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