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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.