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Links to Local History Organizations
(HLF) is a non-profit organization promoting the preservation of the rich architectural and related historic resources of Rockbridge County, Virginia. HLF efforts include educational lectures, tours, conservation, dialogues within the Lexington neighborhoods, Founders' Awards for outstanding preservation, publication of books, grants to properties of historic significance, oversight of easements, and protection of our cultural past.
is a non-profit organization that supports – through education, study, and advocacy — the preservation of historic structures, landscapes, communities, and archaeological sites as well as related photographs, manuscript, ephemera and material culture items or collections in the Western Valley region of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
is a non-profit organization that provides a repository for much of the history of Rockbridge County and Lexington. Historical resources, artifacts, and many publications and papers are available for use by historians and others who are researching the history or people of this area.
is one of the most historic homes in the area, is located in Buena Vista. The home was built between 1828 and 1831 by Elisha Paxton and is currently being restored by volunteers.
a non-profit organization, was formed in 1977 to preserve and enhance Virginia’s rich inland waterways heritage in all its fascinating aspects.
is a non-profit corporation dedicated to interpreting the American Railway experience using C&O Railway's history through drawings, documents, and artifacts which the Society collects, preserves, and makes available to as broad an audience as possible.
a non-profit organization, acquires, preserves, archives, and makes available to the public, historians, museums, and other railroad historical groups, the historical documents, including drawings, photographs, and other graphics, of the two railroads.
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