Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

www.poplarforest.org
“…a U.S. candidate for nomination as a World Heritage Site, Poplar Forest tells the story of one of the most important figures in American history.”
 
 
 

The National D-Day Memorial

www.dday.org
Visitors can expect both an educational experience as well as an emotional one, as they walk the grounds at the Memorial and leave with a clear understanding of the scale and sacrifices made during the largest amphibious landing the world has ever seen. 800-351-Dday/540-586-Dday

Blue Ridge Institute and Museum

www.blueridgeinstitute.org
For over 30 years Ferrum College’s Blue Ridge Institute & Museum has documented the folkways of the people living in and around the Blue Ridge Mountains. 540-365-4419
 
 
 

The Crooked Road

www.thecrookedroad.org
The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail” began as an idea in January 2003. The basis of the idea is to generate tourism and economic development in the Appalachian region of Southwestern Virginia by focusing on the region’s unique musical heritage.
 
 
 

Booker T. Washington National Monument

http://www.nps.gov/bowa/index.htm
Booker T. Washington NM commemorates the birthplace of America’s most prominent African American educator and orator of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The property evokes an 1850s middle class tobacco farm, representative of Booker T. Washington’s enslaved childhood at the Burroughs farm. 540.721.2094