We are open!

Friday and Saturday
12:00 noon – 4:00pm


  The Floyd County Historical Society Presents:

             Dr. Charlie D. Thompson Jr.

                 Rock Castle Home

Jesse Peterman Library Community Room: June 18, 2022

Refreshments and Historical Society Updates begin at 10:45 with Dr. Thompson presenting and taking questions at 11:00 AM

Rock Castle Home explores life in Rock Castle Gorge and the displacement of the Rock Castle Farming community with the National Park Service construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway. 

This is a FREE Public Event:  All are invited and encouraged to attend.

Dr. Charlie Thompson is a Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Documentary Studies at Duke University.  Dr. Thompson holds a Ph.D. in religion and culture from UNC-Chapel Hill, with concentrations in cultural studies and Latin American studies. He also holds an M.S. degree in Agricultural Education from NC A&T State University. His particular interests include farmworkers, immigration, agriculture, and Appalachian Studies.  

         Location: Jesse Peterman Library Community Room

Free admission – handicap accessible 


Visit our online store or our museum store.

The Floyd County Historical Society celebrates Floyd County, Virginia through programs including lectures, publications, community outreach, exhibits and through the Society's museum.

The Society maintains an archive of historic artifacts, documents and photographs at the museum.


April - December
Friday and Saturday - Noon till 4:00pm

Visit Us

Admission is FREE!
217 North Locust Street
Floyd, Virginia

Contact Us

(540) 745-3247
PO Box 292, Floyd, VA 24091