Featured in the following publications (See the Preservation page for details):
July 1 2022 See Below
Octagon House Foundation, Inc. P O Box 1701 Marion VA 24354
Abijah Thomas, Smyth County industrialists had this unique home built on his country home
Learn what the future may hold for the Octagon House and grounds
Learn why this octagon house is even more unique than many other examples in this country.
The Octagon House was listed as one of Virginia's most endangered places in 2015.
For more information click on this site: https: preservationvirginia.org
Renovation and preservation projects are especially challenging--this one will not be an exception.
Interstate 81 Directions to the house:
From Bristol, follow Interstate 81 north to exit 39 (Seven Mile Ford). Turn right, then an immediate left onto Lee Highway/Highway Eleven. Follow to stop sign. Turn right onto Adwolfe Road. Follow to stop sign. Turn left onto Thomas Bridge Road. Go approximately two miles. The house is located on the left.
From Wytheville, follow Interstate 81 south to exit 44 (Marion). Turn right, follow to stop sign. Turn left onto Main Street/Highway Eleven. Follow to stop sign. Turn left onto Adwolfe Road. Follow to stop sign. Turn left onto Thomas Bridge Road. Go approximately two miles. The house is located on the left.