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Here’s Why Staunton Is a Best Small Town

Aug 25, 2022 / madden

How do I love thee, Staunton? Let me count the ways. It's no surprise that Staunton routinely appears on regional and national best-of lists for beauty, charm, culture, and natural attractions. Read what the pros are saying and then explore our gem of a town on your own. More

Must-See and Do in the Newtown Historic District

Jul 14, 2022 / madden

Hilly, charming, and walkable Newtown Historic District borders Staunton’s downtown on the west. It’s mostly residential, with homes built mostly between the 1870s and the 1920s, and the district was named on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. More

Staunton Architecture: Gospel Hill

Apr 12, 2017 / madden

The beautiful name Gospel Hill comes from the sounds ringing out from Sampson Eagon’s blacksmith shop. 1700s religious meetings occurred in Eagon’s shop, and of course, that included singing. Gospel Hill Historic District is on the National Register of Historic Places and is home to grand old trees and grander homes. More

Staunton Architecture: Stuart Addition

Apr 11, 2017 / madden

Stuart Addition Historic District is named for Judge Archibald Stuart, a wealthy, influential resident who deeded the area to the city in 1803. Mary Baldwin University if located within this historic district, as are notable historic churches. More