John Fox Jr Museum

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John Fox, Jr.

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The John Fox, Jr. house, a Virginia Historical Landmark serves as both a museum and a memorial to the Fox family.  The house was built in 1888, and is filled with beautiful furnishings and mementos of the family. Here, the author, John Fox, Jr., wrote The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, fourteen other full length novels, in addition to more than 500 short stories.  Guided tours are conducted through the house.


2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m Thursday - Saturday
Open from the Thursday following Memorial Day until the Saturday before Labor Day

Closed on all Holidays

Telephone:  276-523-2747

Tours for groups of 20 or more may be scheduled for anytime during the year.  To schedule a tour, call the number listed above and leave a message.  Someone will return your call to confirm the reservation and to answer any questions that you may have.


Adults $3.00
Seniors (65 and Over) $2.00
Children $1.00

Information  provided by LONESOME PINE ARTS AND CRAFTS, INC.
Line drawings by Ron Flanary