History & Heritage
In the Piedmont, you can follow the footsteps of the many leaders who walked here before, from Indigenous Tribal Chiefs to Presidents. History is everywhere with several museums and many historic buildings, battlefields, and interpretive markers throughout the region. Visit the towns, battlefields and historic homes where our nation was forged by the "Founding Fathers" and by every person building toward the future of the United States. From the Revolutionary War, through the Civil War, to the present day, the Virginia Piedmont lies at the crossroads of history.