33361 Lee Highway
Glade Spring, VA 24340
Phone: (276) 429-2233
Fax: (276) 429-2795
The Emory and Henry College is a private college that is built upon 331 acres of land. Known as the oldest institute in the Southwest Virginia, the college believed in increasing in excellence and to be a community that fulfills the potential of every student. The college every year conducts almost 100 concerts, lectures, theaters, dance performance, films, etc. It also offers hikes, camping, etc. with trails.
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 the original trenches where soldiers fought and died. Read the Virginia Civil War Trail Interpretive panel providing information on this October 1864 military engagement.
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 where you can purchase their award-winning wines and wine related items.
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 and trout fishing in a well stocked pond are available and the site includes a blacksmith shop and a gift shop.
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 Museum, an 1870 restored railroad station, and dozens of great shops and galleries that cater to everyone. A self guided walking tour brochure is available at the Abingdon Convention & Visitors Bureau.
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.
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 unusual rock formations. Public facilities include a suspension foot bridge and scenic hiking trails.
Located in the Old Abingdon Train Station, this society is a leading center in the region for genealogical and historical research and they offer an extensive database for researching local and regional history, published genealogies, and family histories.
The Crooked Road is a 333 mile (536 km) road winding through the mountains of Southwest Virginia. It is dedicated to displaying the rich musical heritage of Virginia, and joins together nine major venues and over 60 affiliated venues and festivals. Plus, the drive takes you through the beautiful landscapes of Appalachia. Take a trip on The Crooked Road to learn more about what Virginia has to offer.
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 Cabernet Sauvignon. Tours and tastings are offered.
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 bar. RV and tent camping sites are also available.
Used by the Native Indians as an attack and escape route, these caverns feature many unusual formations which were formed due to an underground river. Visitors are invited to tour and enjoy a picnic on the grounds of the over 200 million years old caverns.