Moses Hughes was an early settler in Southern Rockfish Valley. The house is at the end of Moses Hughes Lane in Beech Grove. There was an old cabin on the site that recently burned.
Glen Mary, lying on the southern end on Southern Rockfish Valley, was said to have been part of the Rodes “High View” property, present “Mill Hill” in the Wintergreen Winery. There were approximately one thousand acres of land in this farm and it extended as far as Beech Grove and Cub Creek, and from Brent’s … Read more
The first actual church building stood near the site of the present church. At this time, Baptists and Christians combined and formed the Union Church. Later it became the sole property of the Christian Church. The people worshipped from 1888 to 1916 when the church fell into disrepair. The Christians then purchased the “Dunkard Church.” … Read more
Lying at the head of the Rockfish River and at the foot of the Three Ridge Mountains is the community of Beech Grove. Beech Grove was given its name by early settlers who gathered near the grove for church and community activities such as trial meetings. The first community gatherings were probably on a bottom … Read more