During the middle decades of the 19th century, Gordonsville was an important transportation center, being at the junction of 2 railroads and 2 major western turnpikes. One still feels the spirit of earlier times by strolling down tree-lined streets bordered by a large and varied collection of antebellum and Victorian residences. Of special architectural interest are several churches dating from the 1850's through the 1870's. On the National Register of Historic Places.
Famous Fried Chicken Festival on Saturday May 20, 2017 from 11 am - 5 pm. Rain or Shine. 11th largest festival of its kind in Virginia. Enjoy day of live entertainment, food, artisans, crafts, face paint, bouncy house, wine garden. Featuring pie baking contest and chicken cook - off contest. more