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The Plains VA

The Plains Virginia
“Pure Country”

Town of The Plains VA

In the horse farms and rolling hills of Faquier county is the small towns of “The Plains”, located at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. This quaint rural town offers boutique shopping, art, galleries, three locally owned restaurants, antique shops, coffee shop, and bicycle shop. If you are looking for complete relaxation with a countryside pace then spend a week in “The Plains”, Virginia. The Plains has established itself as a picturesque country town as home of the Rail Shop restaurant and Great Meadow Event Center. The Great Meadow offers Steeplechase Racing, Friday Night Polo, Horseshows and Wine Festivals.

History of The Plains VA

The Sioux Indians maintained a hunting ground in the Plains area until 1722. Now the area has post and rail fences, stonewalls dividing the large farms. The town was named from Nanthaniel Chapman as the Plains in 1949,

One of the first Union camps in the Civil War was setup nearby in 1862. The five story Beverly’s Mill was used to defend the pass with sharpshooters both Union and Confederate.

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