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Reynolds Homestead: Support Our 50 Years of Service

In June 2020, the Reynolds Homestead will celebrate 50 years of service to Patrick County and surrounding communities.

Reynolds Homestead celebrates 50 Years of Service
Reynolds Homestead Celebrates 50 Years

The Reynolds Homestead is pleased to partner with Berea College and the Appalachian Fund to offer this series of low-cost beginner level classes exploring the heritage arts and crafts of Appalachia.
Find out more.

Rock Spring Plantation

The historic Rock Spring Plantation is the boyhood home of R.J. Reynolds and a State and National Historic Landmark.

Community Engagement Center

The Community Engagement Center offers a variety of progams and events and is available for weddings and other rentals. Find out more about Renting the CEC.

Creative Arts Center

The Creative Arts Center, located in Stuart, offers pottery, weaving, painting and other art classes.

Experiential Education

Enjoy the grounds of the Reynolds Homestead and visit the Rock Spring, the Friendship Garden and the LEAF Trail. Learn more about our Experiential Education opportunities for your school, your club or organization.

The Reynolds Homestead: History

Located in Critz, Virginia, the Reynolds Homestead is an Outreach Campus Center of Virginia Tech featuring a Community Engagement Center and a Forestry Research Center. Formerly known as Rock Spring Plantation, it is the birthplace and boyhood home of both tobacco magnate R. J. Reynolds and A.D. Reynolds, whose son Richard S. Reynolds was the founder of Reynolds Metals.