Historic Hillsville Walking Tour

 
 Carroll County Court House
Carroll County Courthouse
515 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Erected in 1872 by Ira B. Coltrane to serve a growing population. National interest was focused on this site on March 14, 1912. On that date, court officials and …
515 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343

Erected in 1872 by Ira B. Coltrane to serve a growing population. National interest was focused on this site on March 14, 1912. On that date, court officials and members of the Allen family engaged in a courtroom gun battle killing 5 and wounding 7. It served the county’s needs until 1998 when the new government complex was built. The courthouse is both a Virginia and a National Historic Landmark and tours can be arranged through the Historical Society 276-728-4113. It houses the Carroll County Historical Museum featuring displays of Carroll County History including displays of local historical significance including Sidna Allen’s famous furniture. It is also home to the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber emphasizes communication, education, commerce, tourism, leadership and community affairs as it seeks to promote county interests.
Old Hillsville Post Office
307 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Built in 1951, this was the second post office in the town and served until 1988.
307 N Main St
Hillsville, VA 24343

Built in 1951, this was the second post office in the town and served until 1988.
Citizen’s Bank/Carroll Co. Bank
309 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Established in 1907 by millionaire industrialist George L. Carter, it merged in the 1930’s with another financial institution to become Carroll County Bank. It is…
309 N Main St
Hillsville, VA 24343

Established in 1907 by millionaire industrialist George L. Carter, it merged in the 1930’s with another financial institution to become Carroll County Bank. It is now used as an attorney’s office.
Hale-Wilkinson-Carter Home4
405 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Constructed in 1845 by Fielden Hale as a two-story brick home, later purchased by Dr. James Wilkinson whose daughter, Mayetta added 3 stories and the rear wing in…
405 N Main St
Hillsville, VA 24343

Constructed in 1845 by Fielden Hale as a two-story brick home, later purchased by Dr. James Wilkinson whose daughter, Mayetta added 3 stories and the rear wing in the 1920’s with husband George L. Carter. Served many years as county offices and is now operated by a foundation.
Civil War Monument
515 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Originally erected in the street in 1907 by the UDC to honor those who served in the Civil War, it was moved to its present location in 1930.
515 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343

Originally erected in the street in 1907 by the UDC to honor those who served in the Civil War, it was moved to its present location in 1930.
Family Shoe Store
512 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 This store is advertised as having the largest shoe selection in Virginia. Building was once only hospital -1951-1963 and site of the Texas House Hotel, which bu…
512 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
This store is advertised as having the largest shoe selection in Virginia. Building was once only hospital -1951-1963 and site of the Texas House Hotel, which burned in 1931.
Hillsville Diner
A Hillsville landmark since 1945 and was built specifically as a diner in New Jersey in 1925.
A Hillsville landmark since 1945 and was built specifically as a diner in New Jersey in 1925.
Hillsville Diner
8 reviews
525 North Main Street
Hillsville, VA 24343
(276) 728-7681

 

Vaughn-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home
1035 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 The structure was once the home of Dr. John Tipton (1857-1932) an early doctor in the town.
1035 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
The structure was once the home of Dr. John Tipton (1857-1932) an early doctor in the town.
Carroll County Public Library
Built in 1982.
Built in 1982.
Carroll County Public Library
101 Beaver Dam Road
Hillsville, VA 24343
(276) 728-3334

 

North End Cemetery
201 Beaver Dam Rd Hillsville, VA 24343 Site of the Quaker Meeting House and Cemetery.
201 Beaver Dam Rd

Hillsville, VA 24343
Site of the Quaker Meeting House and Cemetery.
Hillsville (formerly) Carroll County Intermediate School
1036 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Originally built as a high school in 1931, it was one of three in the county.
1036 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
Originally built as a high school in 1931, it was one of three in the county.
Hillmont Hotel
528 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 (historic site, non-operational) Built in 1931, the hotel once was frequented by travelers and boasted a full-service dining room and offered dances as evening e…
528 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
(historic site, non-operational)
Built in 1931, the hotel once was frequented by travelers and boasted a full-service dining room and offered dances as evening entertainment.
Former Guynn Hardware & Nuckoll’s Drug Store
510 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 This building once housed Guynn’s Hardware Store-built in 1931 and Nuckoll’s Drug (drug store moved near new government complex and is the oldest continuously oper…
510 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
This building once housed Guynn’s Hardware Store-built in 1931 and Nuckoll’s Drug (drug store moved near new government complex and is the oldest continuously operating business in Hillsville, established in 1896 by Dr. CB Nuckolls) Currently there are two restaurants occupying the space, Cabo’s Mexican Grill & Mile High Burger.
Town Hall
410 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Built in the 1890’s, the building has been a bank, variety store, and grocery store. It was one of the few buildings to survive the fire of 1931. Town offices re…
410 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
Built in the 1890’s, the building has been a bank, variety store, and grocery store. It was one of the few buildings to survive the fire of 1931. Town offices relocated here in 1989.
Daniel Boone Trail Marker
302 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Dedicated in 1928 as part of the good roads movement, this metal tablet memorializes the contributions of Daniel Boone.
302 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
Dedicated in 1928 as part of the good roads movement, this metal tablet memorializes the contributions of Daniel Boone.
Second County Jail Site
Center St Hillsville, VA 24343 Built in 1866 and used until 1938, it was torn down in 1960. Its foundation outline can be seen behind the former Guynn Hardware building. It was here that the 3 le…
Center St

Hillsville, VA 24343

Built in 1866 and used until 1938, it was torn down in 1960. Its foundation outline can be seen behind the former Guynn Hardware building. It was here that the 3 legal hangings in Carroll County occurred, the last one in 1907. Electrocution replaced hanging in 1908.
Former Presbyterian Church
202 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 Constructed in 1894 following a fire that destroyed the original.
202 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
Constructed in 1894 following a fire that destroyed the original.
Garland Howlett House
155 N Main St Hillsville, VA 24343 A wood frame house built in 1883 by Garland Howlett (1861-1946) is the oldest home in Hillsville still used as private residence.
155 N Main St

Hillsville, VA 24343
A wood frame house built in 1883 by Garland Howlett (1861-1946) is the oldest home in Hillsville still used as private residence.
War Memorial
619 W Stuart Dr

Hillsville, VA 24343
This granite and bronze memorial commemorates those who died in service to their country in WWI, WWII and during the Korean and Vietnamese conflicts.
VFW Grover King Post 1115
704 W Stuart Dr Hillsville, VA 24343 Named for the first Carroll soldier to die in WWI, this is the largest VFW post in the Commonwealth. Hosts the annual Labor Day Gun Show and Flea Market. This …

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