Carroll County Office of Tourism &
Blue Ridge Plateau Regional Visitor Center
Exit 14, I-77
235 Farmers Market Dr.
Hillsville, Virginia 24343
Phone 276-730-3100 e-mail us
Carroll County Government
605 Pine Street
Hillsville, VA 24343
Phone 276-730-3000 CarrollCountyVA.org
Welcome to Levering Orchard, celebrating its 100th year in 2008. In 1908, Ralph and Clara Levering, Quaker strawberry and sweet potato farmers in Tennessee, moved to the present site in Orchard Gap and started what was then an apple orchard. In 1939, their son, Sam Levering, moved to the orchard with his wife, Miriam, and family, and continued the orchard business. Sam and Miriam entered semi-retirement in 1986. From that year until the present, Frank Levering -- the third generation -- and his partner in orcharding, writing, and public television production, Wanda Urbanska, have continued the tradition. Once a renowned ...
Carroll County on The Crooked Road The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, winds through the mountains of Southwest Virginia. Here, the Bluegrass, Old Time, and Traditional Country music is as beautiful and rugged as the landscape itself. Our mission: Supporting economic development by promoting Heritage Tourism and Blue Ridge and Appalachian culture.
Visit www.thecrookedroad.org to explore the trail through an interactive map, purchase a unique selection of music, books, and apparel, and plan a trip to visit various venues. Discover authentic mountain music where it was born at eight major venues: Ralph Stanley Museum, Country Cabin II, Carter Family Fold, Birthplace of Country Music Alliance, Rex Theater & Old Fiddler’s Convention, Blue Ridge Music Center, Floyd Country Store & County Sales, ...