Virginia Room Digital Collection

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The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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RC44 Garlands Drugstore.jpg
Garland's Drugstore, formerly located at 1327 Grandin Road.

RC43 Garlands Drugstore.jpg
An interior view of Garland's Drugstore at its original Grandin Road location.

RC42 Children on Grandin.jpg
Unidentified children stand outside of Brice's Drugstore on Grandin Road.

RC21 Grandin Road Pharmacy.jpg
Grandin Road Pharmacy. Located at 1314 Grandin Road, the building is now how to Gracie's Place Pizzeria and Local Roots Restaurant.

RC19 Grandin an Memorial.jpg
Aerial view of the intersection of Grandin Road and Memorial Avenue.

RC18 Garlands Drugstore.jpg
Garland's Drugstore under construction. Garland's opened in 1953.

RC7 VHBC Parishioners.jpg
Parishioners in front of chapel of Virginia Heights Baptist Church.

RC5 VHBC Sunday School.jpg
Parishioners in front of chapel of Virginia Heights Baptist Church.

RC4 Virginia Heights Elementary.jpg
Virginia Heights Elementary School is seen in the background. In the foreground is the foundation being laid for Virginia Heights Baptist Church.

RC2 Virginia Heights Baptist.jpg
Chapel and first sanctuary of Virginia Heights Baptist Church.

IRB126 Raleigh Court.jpg
"One story brick building, wood joisted roof covered with slate. Interior; floor of concrete with mastic tile wearing surfaces, close plastered sidewalls, metal lath and plastered beam ceiling. Electric lighting, stoker-fired low pressure steam…

Davis2 44.7141 Kroger.jpg
Kroger, formerly located at 1319 Grandin Road SW, now Roanoke Natural Foods Co-op.

Davis2 48.621 Garland's Drugstore.jpg
Garland's Drugstore, formerly located at 1327 Grandin Road SW.

Davis 4.41 FNEB Sign.jpg
First National Exchange Bank billboard on Grandin Road near the intersection with Bluemont Avenue SW.

Davis2 48.6235 Garlands Drugstore.jpg
Garland's Drugstore on a snowy day, formerly located at 1327 Grandin Road SW.

Davis 66.31 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge was built in 1926 by the WW Boxley Company. The bridge stands as a monument to veterans of World War I.

Davis 66.3 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge was built in 1926 by the WW Boxley Company. The bridge stands as a monument to veterans of World War I.

Davis 65.8 Fire Station 7.jpg
Fire Station #7 opened on 13 December 1922. It is located at 1742 Memorial Avenue.

Davis 48.623 Garland's Drugstore.jpg
Garland's Drugstore, formerly located at 1327 Grandin Road.

Davis 48.622 Garland's Drugstore.jpg
Garland's Drugstore was formerly located at 1327 Grandin Road. This photo was taken just prior to opening day in 1953

Davis 42.51 Grandin Theater.jpg
Crowd gathered outside of the Grandin Theatre to see "Centennial Summer" starring Jeanne Crain and Cornel Wilde.

Davis 21.543 Virginia Heights Baptist.jpg
Virginia Heights Baptist Church, located at 2014 Memorial Avenue SW.

Davis 15.63 Raleigh Court Library.jpg
The Raleigh Court Library was located at 1916 Memorial Avenue. The building is now used by Pop's Ice Cream.

RNC 10 Fire Station 7.jpg
Fire Station 7, located at 1742 Memorial Avenue.
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