Goals and Resources

The GCVHF office will usually be open for limited hours on Thursday and Friday. Please contact us prior to your visit to verify our availability to help. Stay safe. 

The Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation Inc. has been established to promote, preserve and educate the cultural and family heritages of Grayson County, Virginia. Specific objectives of the foundation include:
  • Educate members and the public about the history and heritage of Grayson County
  • Collect and preserve historical data, cultural information, 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, or governments in these purposes

Special: During Dec 2020, all new and returning memberships will be for 18 months instead of the normal 12 months! See the Join page for more details.

Research Support

The Foundation supports researchers with office hours of 10 AM - 4 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. It is closed on holidays including Friday after Thanksgiving and between Christmas and New Years. Winter office hours are 10 AM - 4 PM Fridays from October - April.

The office is in the Guynn Shopping Center Mini-Mall on East Main Street in Independence, Virginia. If you are cannot visit the office during normal office hours please contact us to try to arrange an appointment for another day. Contact us at least a week before your planned visit. If possible one of our office volunteers will assist you. The best way to contact is via email research_support@graysonheritage.org. Call us during Friday office hours at (276) 773-2126 to discuss your research interests.

See Research for more details.

How you can help

We need volunteers in the office in order to expand our hours. We also need help in writing articles for and editing contents of publications. The latter can be done by anyone anywhere. Email us with an idea. For more information on how to donate your time, materials or money see Join and Support.

About Us

The Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation is incorporated as a non-profit corporation in the state of Virginia and a public charity. The corporation is governed by state statute, IRS code, and by its articles of incorporation and by-laws.

See About for more information on the Foundation’s operations.

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