Replica of cabin where Patrick Henry's sister lived and other historic buildings
Explore the scenic beauty of the valley, surrounding hills and mountains.
See two steam locomotives.
Two Historic Civil War Battle Sites
Saltville was extremely important to the Confederacy during the Civil War. The Union wanted to destroy Saltville because it was the primary source of salt for the South. At that time salt was the primary method of preserving food .
Two Civil War battles were fought in Saltville -- the first was fought on October 2, 1864 and resulted in the defeat a Union army of 5,200 men. The second battle on December 20, 1864, resulted in the capture of Saltville and it's saltworks by the Union army. Click here to learn more.