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Roanoke County Historic Sites

Learn about the history of Roanoke County in Virginia’s Blue Ridge by spending time at places like Hollins University, Explore Park and the Town of Vinton.

Roanoke County consists of communities that have immense pride, which is displayed in their support for community events, cheering on their school teams, and celebrating local businesses and their historical connections to the area.

Check out the historic sites and meet a few locals at the shops and restaurants who likely have their own unique connections to the region’s history.

The following listings feature more information on historic sites in Roanoke County.

Roanoke Valley Spotlight