History of Wintergreen by Don Faulkner

“There is so much more unwritten than written history of that (wonderful) County of Nelson in Virginia and of the particularly rare and beautiful country of WINTERGREEN which is the keystone of the Rockfish Valley and its surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains (in the extreme northeastern portion of the country). This relatively brief history will be added to in the years ahead from the gleaning of people particularly interested in the area with their primary sources being county records and the memories of its people who have always lived there. The history of WINTERGREEN country and of Nelson County as it relates to WINTERGREEN is particularly relevant as it has shaped the character of the country  and of the people in that region which character remains as real, beautiful, and true as it was 175 years ago which will have such a valuable bearing on many people’s enjoyment of WINTERGREEN for many years to come…”

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