Welcome to the John Fox, Jr. House and Museum
located at 117 Shawnee Avenue E., in the historic town
of Big Stone Gap, nestled in the beautiful Appalachian
Mountains of Virginia. This unique property was
home to one of the most popular authors of the early
John Fox, Jr. lived in the house many years, writing
short stories and novels. The home is now
registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark as well as a
National Historic Landmark.
Step back in time and visit the home that was a part of
this famous author's writing career. Knowledgeable
tour guides give insightful narratives and are eager to
share their love of the house and the area with all
The John Fox Jr. House and
Museum is owned and operated by the Lonesome Pine Arts &
Crafts, Inc., a not-for-profit entity.