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Henry County plays host to 2 NASCAR Nextel Cup races annually, a Busch Series Race, a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race, a NASCAR Featherlite Modified Tour race and a NASCAR Late Model Stock race.  The track is "paperclip" shaped and provides for excellent racing.  This half mile track brings mo...
01/20/2007
One of the most photographed areas of Patrick County! Basically there is 100's of local stories about how this place got its name.  Lovers Leap.  Just think of the name and you can come up with a story on your own.  Being curious, I went back and searched and found the original story provided in ...
01/20/2007
Martinsville Speedway, located in Henry County, plays host to 2 Nextel Cup Races annually.  Being part of the Racing Region, its only appropriate to mention that located just 30 minute away from the Speedway you will find the newly constructed Woods Brothers Racing Museum.  Woods Brothers Racing ...
08/06/2006
Virginia Peach Festival, Aug. 7-12, 2006 Blue Grass music from the Crooked Road Heritage Trail, crafts, food vendors, Peach Pageant, Peach Dessert Contest, Folk Festival, street fair, Friday concert with Bobby Osborne and Rocky Top Xpress, etc. Varioous locations in Patrick County - Patrick Count...
07/31/2006
The Fairy Stone Arts and Crafts Fair features a wide variety of crafters and artisans. Vendor spaces are available for rent. The event will be held Saturday, August 5, 2006, opening at 10am and ending at 4 pm.  Free Admission and children welcome.For more information or to register for vendor spa...
07/31/2006
Although I am a primarily a Henry County and Martinsville agent, I also serve parts of Patrick and Floyd County, its were I am originally from and my family was raised all along the mountains so they are a big part of my heart and history.One place of interest is Chateau Morisette Winery located ...
07/31/2006
Mabry Mill is a working grist mill built in 1910 and located on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Patrick County Virginia.  One could say it is the one of the most photographed spots in America.  It houses a restaurant operated by the National Park Service, wonderful exhibits, wildlife, great photo ops a...
07/29/2006
Patrick Counti adjoins Henry County and is only minutes from Martinsville Virginia.  We have so much to offer area residents and tourists that I thought it would be a good idea to share those places in my blog posts.  Over the past few days and the next few days to come, I will share some of our ...
07/29/2006
Fairystones. Most people will look at you funny when you say Fairystone.  But, around here it is a common term that most everyone knows off.  So what is a Fairystone.  Lets start with Fairystone State Park.Fairystone State Park opened on June 15, 1936 and is home to the mysterious "Fairystones." ...
07/27/2006
When I am traveling and people ask me where I'm from (it must be the accent) and I tell them, they have no idea where my tiny little town is. So I say, Martinsville Speedway, Nascar....you know, and then they realize where that is.  So basically, my town is known only for 1 thing.....a racetrack....
07/26/2006
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