Today a list of interesting places to research the county, people, places and things.
Research and history can be accomplished online and without going too far. By June 10, however, most of these places in the second category will return with some type of public re-opening.
Here are some online sites you can check:
Using the Virginia State Library
Botetourt County Virginia Genealogy
History of Botetourt County VA 1770- present
People for the Preservation of Agriculture and History
Veteran’s Biographies, WWII Veterans
Botetourt County History Museum
Botetourt County Historical Society
Historic Fincastle Inc
Town of Buchanan
Town of Troutville
Town of Fincastle
Local places to visit:
Botetourt County Clerk’s Office
Fincastle Library Genealogy and History Room and to some extent:
Blue Ridge Library
Eagle Rock Library
Botetourt County History Museum has books, pamphlets and resources galore for purchase. It also has interesting exhibits.
–Submitted by Cathy Benson, The Botetourt Bee