Historical Things to See and Do

Buchanan (15 minutes)

Buchanan VA is a historical Small Town with antique stores, art gallery, historical movie theatre

Swinging Bridge over the James River

James River/Kanawha Canal excavation

Buchanan Theatre, step back in time in this restored theatre. Shows Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Roanoke (45 minutes south)

Historical Downtown Roanoke features the Historical Farmers Market, vendors, shopping, restaurants and more!

Roanoke Star and Overlook  click for a view from the Star Cam

Taubman Art Museum

O. Winston Link Museum

Transportation Museum

Firestation #1 on Church Ave

Bedford/Lynchburg Area (1+ hour east)

Appomattox Courthouse

D Day Memorial

Poplar Forest – Thomas Jefferson’s summer home

 Lexington (45 minutes North)

Historical downtown Lexington features shopping and restaurants

Stonewall Jackson House

Stonewall Jackson grave

Virginia Military Institute

Lee Chapel and Museum

Museum of Military Memorabilia

Cyrus McCormick Farm