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463 Homestead Lane, Critz, VA  24082

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  TThe Reynolds Homestead is an outreach facility of Virginia Tech located in Critz. It features the fully-restored Rock Spring Plantation House, the birthplace and boyhood home of tobacco manufacturer R.J. Reynolds.

Built in 1843, the two-story brick home has been restored to its nineteenth century state and includes many of the original family furnishings. The grounds include the original brick kitchen, a brick milk house, a log icehouse and a log granary. The family cemetery is located near the house and across a field is the slave cemetery. The house is a registered state and national landmark,

PARKING:  2 accessible parking spaces.  Located approximately 200 ft. from historic building.  Parking space 13 ft. wide.  Accessible aisle 4 ft. wide.  RV parking.

TYPES OF PATHS TO OR AROUND ATTRACTION:  Brick walkways, rock walkways and grass.  Steep grades may require assistance for persons in wheelchairs.  Length of paths 75 ft.

ENTRANCE:  Located Southeast (rear) corner of building.  3 exterior steps, each 7 in. high.  4 entry doors, 39 in. wide, open in with brass knob handle located 37 in. above floor.

PUBLIC REST ROOMS:  In adjacent learning center.

For guests with hearing disabilities, signing interpreters are available with advance notice.

For guests with visual disabilities, there are signs in large print, with contrasting background, printed on a non-glossy surface.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Open for tours Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the months of April through October, tours are also available on weekends from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission Fee.


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