Grayson County, VA, formed in 1793 has a rich history of Appalachian culture and music. In the eastern part of the county you can visit the Blue Ridge Parkway, Blue Ridge Music Center and New River Trail. In the western part view the high mountain peaks of the Mount Rogers National Recreation area and Grayson Highlands State Park. The New River winds its way northwest through the county. Three incorporated towns are located in Grayson County; Independence, Troutdale and Fries.
Listen to the music, smell the aroma of locally made wine and savor your experience in Martinsville-Henry County, Virginia. This is truly the time to slow down and explore as there are hidden treasures around every corner. Come for a day to explore the galleries and watch artisans at work, spend an evening to enjoy a live show or stay awhile longer to immerse yourself in art with hands-on classes and workshops.