As you tour the streets and homes of historic Smithfield, Virginia, you will be enchanted by the views it provides of times gone by.  You will see over 250 years of history evolving before your eyes.  You will be shown glimpses of America as she was during some of her most dramatic moments - The American Revolution; The Civil War; Reconstruction.  The people who built the  homes and businesses of Smithfield were eye-witnesses of these momentous eras that shaped our country's history.  As you tour the streets of Smithfield, try to imagine the world through their eyes.

Walking Tour Map of Historic Smithfield

Click the numbers on the map for a photo and description of the historic property.

  A Brief History of Smithfield 

Four ways to tour Historic Smithfield

  Chronological Order    Stop-By-Stop 
  One-Page Summary 

  Large Map 

  Related Web Links 

Adapted from the original hard copy walking tour designed by the Smithfield & Isle of Wight Convention & Visitors Bureau.
For additional information about the walking tour, contact the Visitors Bureau at: 757-357-5182 or 800-365-9339.
Unless otherwise noted, the homes shown on this site are private residences and are not open to the public.

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