Trip Planner: History

Historic Salt Park

Reconstructed saltworks, including original iron kettles and log cabins. Home to living history events.

Konnarock Training School

The Konnarock Training School was established in 1924 by the Women’s Missionary Society to educate...

Museum of the Middle Appalachians

At the Museum of the Middle Appalachians, we take you from the Ice Age...

Sallie's Crying Tree

The “The Crying Tree” marker relays the story of Sarah Elizabeth “Sallie” Adams (1841-1913),...

Saltville Civil War Overlook

To reach the overlook and interpretive marker of the First Battle of Saltville from the museum,...

Saltville Civil War Sites

The importance of the small Smyth County mountain town of Saltville to the Confederate...

Settlers Museum of Southwest Virginia

The Settlers Museum of Southwest Virginia is a 67 acre open-air museum that tells...

Sherwood Anderson Grave, Round Hill Cemetery

Famous author Sherwood Anderson spent the last years of his life in Southwest Virginia,...

Smyth County Museum

The Smyth County Historical Society and Museum was founded in 1961 by Mrs. Clara...

The Civil War Trail in Smyth County

Follow the Civil War Trail to learn about Smyth County’s role in the war....

The Dip Dog Stand

A Smyth County icon, The Dip Dog Stand has been serving up delicious onion...

The Octagon House

One of Smyth County’s most fascinating historical structures. Interpretive markers on site tell the...

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