The Southwest Virginia Heritage Guide lists museums, archives, libraries, resource organizations, and historical sites related to the regionís history and folk culture.

Wythe County

Thomas J. Boyd Museum
205 Tazewell St., Wytheville 24382
(276) 223-3331
www.wytheville.org
Named for Col. Thomas Boyd, "Father of Wytheville"; exhibits of surveying equipment, fire equipment and native pottery.  Historic Strolls & Drives, Historic Driving Tour, African-American Driving Tour.
Open Sat; call for hours. Group tours by appointment.
Admission charged.

Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Foundation and Museum
145 East Main Street
Wytheville, VA  24382
(276) 223-3484 or (276) 228-8474
Fax-(276) -228-5987
Birthplace of Edith Bolling Wilson, First Lady to President Woodrow Wilson.

Flohr House
St. John Lutheran Church, Wytheville 24382
Home of the founder of the St. John Lutheran Church, George Daniel Flohr.

Historic St. John Lutheran Church
Interstate 81, Exit 70, Forest St., Wytheville 24382
An influential church in early Wytheville with cemetery.

Raven Cliff Furnace Trail
Route 619, Cripple Creek 24322
(800) 628-7202
Trail leading from campground to the old Raven Cliff Iron Furnace.

Haller-Gibboney Rock House Museum
205 Tazewell St., Wytheville 24382
(276) 223-3330
museum@wytheville.org
The Haller-Gibboney House built by Dr. John Haller in 1823; American Indian artifacts, lithographs, Wytheville memorabilia and furnishings.  Historic Strolls & Drives, Historic Walking Tour, African-American Driving Tour.
Open Tues-Fri, 10am-4pm; Sat, 12-4pm.
Admission charged.

Rural Retreat Historical Society
113 N. Main Street, Rural Retreat 24368

Shot Tower Historical State Park
Route 52 at Poplar Camp, adjacent to the New River Trail, Poplar Camp 24312
(276) 699-1791
Historic tower used to make lead shot for ammunition.
Open April-Oct, daily, 10am-6pm.

Walking Tour of Historic Wytheville
Brochure available at the Municipal Building, Chamber of Commerce, Heritage Preservation Center and Rock House Museum.

African-American Driving Tour
Self-guided tour with a map available at the Heritage Preservation Center.

Wythe County Courthouse
225 S. Fourth St., Wytheville 24382
(276) 223-6050
Historical records.
Open Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm.

Wythe County Historical Society
P.O. Box 721, Wytheville 24382
(276) 228-2979
Local history and preservation.

Wytheville Community College--F. B. Kegley Library
1000 E. Main St., Wytheville 24382
(276) 223-4743
wckingb@wc.cc.va.us

Local history collection.
Open Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm; call before visiting.

Southwest Highlands Gateway Visitors Center
Interstate 77/81, Exit 80, Factory Merchants Mall, Max Meadows, 24360
(276) 637-6766 or (800) 446-9670
www.virginiablueridge.org or vsbr@naxs.com
Regional tourist information.
Open Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 12-5pm.

Wytheville-Wythe-Bland Chamber of Commerce
150 E. Monroe St., Wytheville 24382
(276) 223-3365
wacyb@naxs.com

Tourist and local information.
Open Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.