This newspaper clipping shows the burning of the Covered Bridge over the Rivanna River at Palmyra in 1931. Although this was done by the Virginia…
The archival collection of the Louisa County Historical Society is housed at the Sargeant Museum, 214 Fredericksburg Ave, Louisa, Virginia. All…
The prospect of gold boosted the population of tiny Tolersville, Virginia. Many came to the area, desperate to strike it...
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Narrative of Burton Payne, enslaved by John Wills at Chatham Plantation, and Albert Gallatin Wills of Forest Place Planation, narrative collected…see more
Death Certificate of Burton Payne founder of African American community "Payne Town" includes notation "slave of AG Wills" died at age 105see more
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