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Nottoway County has four historic buildings on the Virginia and National Registers of Historic Places. They are the Nottoway County Courthouse, Schwartz Tavern, Burke's Tavern, and Oakridge. In addition, Blackstone offers a walking tour of many of its historic buildings.
A recent county-wide comprehensive historical survey has documented over 100 significant dwellings and structures. There is a wealth of Civil War history nearby. The Tour of Lee's Retreat, a nationally acclaimed regional project following General Lee's last march, has several stops in Nottoway.
Nottoway County has several public lakes available for boating, fishing, swimming, and picnicing. These include Nottoway Lake (Lee Lake), 175 acres, operated by the Virginia Division of Game and Inland Fisheries; Crystal Lake, 52 acres, owned and operated by the Town of Crewe; and the Fort Pickett reservoir, 161 acres, located in Fort Pickett.
Hunting and fishing opportunities are nearly limitless in Nottoway County and surrounding areas. A variety of small and large game, as well as fish, can be found in great abundance.
Nottoway County lies midway between Virginia's mountains and the Atlantic Ocean. A two-hour drive is all that is necessary to visit either the Blue Ridge Mountains or Virginia Beach. Snow skiing, hiking, boating, and dozens of other outdoor activities are readily available.