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Goals of the Foundation

  • Educate members and the public about the history and heritage of Grayson County
  • Collect and preserve historical data, cultural information, and the physical and real property of Grayson County
  • Promote research into the archaeology, architecture, arts, crafts, genealogy, history, and music of Grayson County
  • Cooperate with other people, organizations, and governments in these goals

Research Support

The Foundation office is open every Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office is closed on holidays, including the Friday after Thanksgiving and between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

If you cannot visit the office during normal office hours, please contact us at least a week before your planned visit to try and arrange an appointment for another day. If possible, one of our office volunteers will assist you. The best way to contact us is via email at Call us during Friday office hours at (276) 773-2126 to discuss your research interests.

Office Location

Our office is in the Food City Shopping Center (formerly known as Guynn Shopping Center) Mini-Mall at 578 East Main Street in Independence, Virginia. This shopping center is on the south side on Main Street near the high school. Park near the Dollar Store in the shopping center. Enter the Mini-Mall, and look for our door about halfway down the hall on your left.

Our office opened in June 2007 to help researchers and to accept memberships and donations from interested individuals.

GCVHF Founding Documents