History, Genealogy and Museums

Botetourt County is rooted deep in history, and offers an abundance of historically relevant attractions. From museums to historic walking trails, History Types will love their time in Botetourt.

Establishment Location

Coming of the Railroad – A 80

Buchanan

Cartmill’s Gap – A 92

Buchanan

Wilson Warehouse/Community House
1839 Historic Structure located in Downtown Buchanan

Buchanan

Hunter’s Raid
Civil war sites located in Downtown Buchanan

Buchanan

Santillane
Historic Greek revival bed and breakfast

Fincastle

Botetourt County Circuit Courthouse

Fincastle

Botetourt County Historical Museum

Fincastle

Buchanan Historic Walking Tour

Buchanan

Fincastle Historic Walking Tour

Fincastle

Fincastle Library

Fincastle

Historic Fincastle, Inc.

Fincastle

White Oak Tea Tavern
In-house blended teas, serves lunch

Troutville

Fincastle Gallery Bed and Breakfast
B&B located in Historic Fincastle

Fincastle

Buchanan Railcar Inn
A vintage 1934 Hiawatha dining car converted into a 85 feet inn.

Buchanan

The Squirrel’s Nest
Quaint Historic Log Cabin Overlooking the James River

Buchanan