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History

Mount Pleasant Preservation Society

In 1871, Mount Pleasant church was founded by a group of free Blacks and former slaves where it served its congregation for 131 years. In the years the church was open, many people found refuge, hope, and comfort within its walls.

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History

The Saltville Massacre

The first Battle of Saltville took place on October 2, 1864. Saltville was a crucial resource for the Confederacy, supplying nearly 80% of their salt.

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Chamber Events

Galentine’s

Thank you for participating in Galentine’s! Check out what each participating business us offering below! Lou and Co – Free gift with purchase, DrinksWooden Pickle

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Chamber News

Spread the Love!

Help us spread the love to our Chamber members this Valentine’s Day and be entered to win a $50 gift card to the Wooden Pickle Food & Spirits and an order of chocolate covered strawberries from Sisters Cafe & Gifts!

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History

Carnegie High School

Carnegie High School, once located in Marion, Virginia, was an important site for the Black community in Smyth County. Reverend Amos Carnegie first arrived in Marion in 1927 while serving as the pastor of Mount Pleasant Methodist Church. After his arrival to Marion, Carnegie found the school “hardly fit for a stable”

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Chamber Events

Jingle and Mingle Deals

Thank you for participating in Jingle and Mingle! Check out what the participating businesses are offering below!

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Chamber News

Giving Tuesday 2023

#Giving Tuesday is a once of year reminder to give back. This year, consider keeping your gift local by supporting one of Smyth County’s many non-profit organizations. Join the movement of Giving Tuesday in a dynamic way for your community! Even if you cannot give a monetary donation, many organizations are looking for volunteers. Make a local contribution today!

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Chamber News

Black Friday Membership Drive

Black Friday deals on Chamber membership are live! Now through Cyber Monday, November 27th, receive a discounted rate on 2023 Chamber Membership. These are the lowest rates you’ll find all year!

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Smyth Strong

Smyth Strong Video Series

Check out the Smyth Strong videos below! Each video highlights a different Smyth County business and how they are Smyth Strong!  Play Play Play Play

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