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Places to Visit

Arts and Culture
Emory & Henry College
Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry first opened its doors to students in 1838, and today it stands as the oldest college in Southwest Virginia. The...
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Barter Theatre
Experience...the Difference. Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia, is a regional treasure and nationally recognized professional theatre....
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Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
Heartwood is your gateway to Southwest Virginia craft, music, food and local culture. Shop crafts by local artisans, juried to be the best of the...
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William King Museum
The William King Museum is the only facility of its kind serving far Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. Rotating exhibitions run the gamut...
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Great Outdoors
Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length. The Trail goes...
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Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area
As improbable as it may seem, hiding a sixty-acre lake and a narrow valley at 3,600 feet elevation is nearly accomplished near the crest of Brumley...
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Hungry Mother Adventures
Hungry Mother Adventures
Your adventure starts here!  Whether you spend the day tubing the Middle Fork River through beautiful Marion Virginia or zooming down our zip lines,...
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South Holston Birding and Wildlife Trail
Straddling the border between Tennessee and Virginia, the brick red shores of South Holston Lake offer endless surprises including migrant shorebirds...
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South Holston Lake
South Holston Lake is a 7,580-acre impoundment operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Much of the reservoir is in Tennessee, but the...
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Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail
The Virginia Creeper Trail is possibly the easiest, prettiest mountain bike ride you will ever encounter. The Trail, which is actually the retired...
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Virginia Highlands Community College Wolves Disc Golf Course
This nine-hole disc golf course is located on the picturesque campus of Virginia Highlands Community College in Abingdon. The course is a blend of...
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History and Heritage
Abingdon Muster Grounds
Keeping the story alive of the Overmountain Men Militia victorious campaign to the Battle of Kings Mountain, September 24 - October 7,1780. On...
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Breckenridge Cabin
The Cabin was moved next to the Washington County Library and restored in 1984 by the Washington County Preservation Foundation. Built in 1769, the...
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Fields Penn 1860 House Museum
The Fields-Penn House interprets the lives of the two nineteenth-century families who lived in the home, the Fields in the years on the eve of the...
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Abingdon Historic District
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Emory & Henry College Cemetery
Emory and Henry College closed its doors in April 1861 due to the Civil War in which it saw battle during the Battle of Saltville, serving as a...
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White's Mill
For more than 200 years White's Mill has withstood the ravages of time and the relentless march of progress. It is one of the few remaining...
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Music
Heartwood
The architecturally stunning Heartwood is your gateway to Southwest Virginia craft, music, food and local culture. Shop crafts by local artisans,...
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Town of Abingdon Wayside
The Crooked Road has a series of 26 Wayside Exhibits located throughout the region and along the Trail. Just pull your vehicle off the road to read...
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Handmade and Homegrown

Arts Depot
The Arts Depot offers three three galleries featuring the works of local artists in a variety of media. Seven Resident Artists work in their studios...
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Dreamland Alpacas Farm Store
Nestled in the mountains of the outskirts of Abingdon, in Meadowview, is our little piece of heaven that we share with approximately sixty alpacas....
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Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway
Heartwood is your gateway to Southwest Virginia craft, music, food, and local culture. Shop crafts created by `Round the Mountain members, juried to...
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Holston Mountain Artisans
Holston Mountain Artisans, formerly known as The Cave House Craft Shop, is the home to more than150 of this area's most talented artisans....
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James E Turner
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An artist with a brain condition.   I capture the beautiful visions I experience.   They are" Wheels Within Wheels"and circles within circles.  ...
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John Gunther
I design and weave hand dyed, hand woven wool textiles for the wall or floor. I weave in the Swedish ripsmatta technique. I use subtle shifting...
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Marilynn Peacock
Marilyn Peacock has been creating unique stained glass designs for more than twenty years. Her working studio in historic Abingdon, Virginia serves...
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The Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts
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Town Square Center for the Arts
As the artisan economy of Southwest Virginia blossoms, so does the demand for locations where artists can create and retail their work. In Glade...
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William King Museum of Art
The William King Museum of Art is the premier visual arts facility in the region, offering outstanding fine world art, contemporary regional art and...
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