What way to get a better understanding of the great nation than to go
back to the home of one of its founders? Named after Queen Charlotte, Charlotte
County was formed in 1764 and is the home and burial site of Patrick Henry.
There is also a Patrick Henry Memorial in the county as they show their pride
in the history of the area. Events are held in town for every season of the
year, there are four different museums and visitor centers, and over a dozen
localities to visit with significance dating back to the Civil War and earlier.
Old school houses and Battlefields can be seen and country side walks are an
The Staunton River Battlefield State Park and Clarkton
Bridge offer opportunities to see the wildlife in their natural environment.
Fishing and water sports are celebrated and there are many locations to hunt
whitetail deer and wild turkey. With many Inns and Bed & Breakfasts,
Charlotte provides its visitors the opportunity to get away and experience the
country side like the locals do, and they’ll tell you Charlotte is the place to