In loving memory of Frances Hutcheson Russell

Best of Virginia 2016
Spring Hours: April 1- Memorial Day

Fridays and Saturdays: 10-5pm

Sundays: 1-5pm


Statement on Racism, Slavery, and Discrimination 

"The Smithfield-Preston Foundation acknowledges and laments the role slavery played in William Preston's Smithfield and the ongoing racial injustice that stemmed from that institution across the United States. Enslaved African Americans and their achievements in the face of slavery’s oppression belong at the center of the Smithfield story. We pledge to redouble our efforts to tell these stories as we strive to foster a more honest reckoning with our racial history. The Foundation, along with all those associated with Smithfield, decries all forms of racism and intolerance, and fully supports the rights of all humans regardless of race, skin color, creed, gender, orientation, or ability. All human life is precious. We stand in unity with those who preserve the rights of all people."

Blue Ridge Parkway Association


Perspective from the Past   .   Insight for the Present  .   Inspiration for the future.

April 17

Sunrise Service

April 24

Fork & Cork

1000 Smithfield Plantation Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060        540.231.3947          info@historicsmithfield.org


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