Natural History


Under the heading of Natural History, the Historical Society seeks to gather descriptions of Carroll County’s distinct:

Climate — Flora — Fauna — Geography — Geology

Significant weather events, the Galax leaf and wildflowers, forestry composition, wildlife inventory, water courses, the Devil’s Den cave, the scenic beauty, the minerals found here, the fishing and hunting opportunities…the blight of the American Chestnut, the invasions of the Gypsy Moth and Wooly Algid along with recovery and intervention efforts are topics of this category. The Museum resources include photographs, file folders, text books, maps, and taxidermy specimens.

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Carroll County Historical Society and Museum
Preserving and Presenting the History of the County of Carroll, Commonwealth of Virginia. Contact us: By Mail – PO Box 937 - Hillsville, VA 24343 | By Phone – (276) 728 – 4113 | By Email – | On Facebook – | Or come visit us in the Historic Courthouse at: 515 North Main Street - Hillsville, VA 24343
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