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Historic Towns & Villages

  • Located in historic downtown Charlottesville, it is one of the most beautiful and successful pedestrian malls in the nation. Main Street was one of the...

  • Charlottesville, VA

    Charlottesville

    Charlottesville is located in the center of the Commonwealth of Virginia along the Rivanna River, a tributary of the James River.  It was formed by...

  • Originally called "Wayland's Crossing", it was renamed in 1870 in honor of Colonel Claudius Crozet, the French-born civil engineer who directed...

  • Originally known as Fairfax, the Town of Culpeper was founded in 1759. Roughly bounded by Edmonson Street, Stevens Street, West Street and the railroad...

  • Founded in 1785 and is just south of the Mason-Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania. Emmitsburg was the site the Union had originally fortified...

  • The quaint village of Flint Hill, approachable by several byways that wind through the bucolic countryside, offers dining, antique and specialty shops....

  • Frederick was a regional market and industrial center well into the 20th century. During the Civil War, Frederick was witness to three Confederate invasions,...

  • The city of Frederick is the county seat of Frederick County, the largest county by area in the state of Maryland. The city of Frederick witnessed a steady...

  • Gainesville was once a changing point for stagecoach horses on the Fauquier & Alexandria Turnpike. In 1852, the Manassas Gap Railroad reached the area...

  • Gettysburg, PA

    Gettysburg

    Often called the “Most famous small town in America” because of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863), Gettysburg is also known for its institutions...

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