On Fayette Street (Virginia Route 457) at West Market Street, on the right when traveling east on Fayette Street.
Since the late 19th century, Fayette Street has
been a gateway to the business, social, and
Cultural life of African Americans here. Institutions such as Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (founded
in 1870), St. Mary’s Hospital (1926-1952), . . . — — Map (db m104550) HM
On East Main Street at Jones Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
In honor of those citizens of Martinsville and Henry County who courageously participated in these wars
American Revolution 1776-1789
War of 1812 1812-1814
Civil War 1861-1865
Spanish American War 1898
World War I 1917-1918
World War . . . — — Map (db m66090) WM
On East Main Street (State Highway 457) at Bridge Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street.
Named for Joseph Martin, pioneer who settled here in 1773. In 1793 the courthouse of Henry County was moved here and the town was established, Patric Henry, for whom the county was named, lived near here once. In 1865, Stoneman, moving south to join . . . — — Map (db m64658) HM
On Jones Street (Virginia Route 457) at East Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Jones Street.
On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . — — Map (db m66013) HM