Historic Attractions

Take a tour through America’s history in Patrick County. Once the home of the Native American Wolf Creek Cherokee tribe, Patrick County has served as a frontier town, Civil War battleground and as a present-day arts and culture destination. 

Historic Sites

Patrick County is steeped in history and historical sites from eras like Victorian and Civil War and beyond. Visit Reynolds Homestead, birthplace of tobacco magnate R.J. Reynolds and his brother A.D. Reynolds, or take a stroll along a historic covered bridge. Patrick County is a destination for history-lovers.

Historic Patrick County

The Crooked Road: Willis Gap Community Jam

Every Friday night in the beautiful community of Ararat visitors can experience a unique piece of The Crooked Road. The Willis Gap Community Center hosts an open jam for anyone who plays, sings, or wants to listen. The open jam is an important part of the community. It is a place for young and old…