Martinsville, Virginia


Black Owned Businesses and Black History in Martinsville-Henry County

Black Owned Businesses and Black History in Martinsville-Henry County

Get to know the black-owned businesses of Martinsville-Henry County, which range from restaurants and shops to services and more. While visiting our local businesses, be sure to explore historic markers and sites throughout Martinsville-Henry County to learn more about local black history.

50 Shadez of Flavor
Brenda's Catering
Hylton's Wood-Cooking Grill 
Luci's Simply Southern
Luck's Lounge
Ma’s Cakes
Tammy's Grill

Angel Face Beauty Co.
Charis Transportation
King Kidz Rentals 
Performance 276
Rudy’s Girl Media
The TAD Space

Angel's Beauty Supply & Consignment
Books and Crannies - online only*
Carters Fine Clothing
Hometown Furniture 
Jr's Music Store
SMS Boutique
Sole Zone
Sweet Heaven 
Unique Styles & Designs

If you are looking to learn more about the rich history of black culture in Martinsville and Henry County, be sure to include a visit to these historic sites and markers. Start your visit at our African American museum & cultural center, the Fayette Area Historical Initiative (FAHI), in Uptown Martinsville.

Historical Sites & Markers
Baldwin Block Canvases
Fayette Street Historical Marker
June German Ball Mural
Martinsville Seven Historic Marker

Get more information on these businesses and attractions on our website at

*Please note that these are not all of Martinsville-Henry County’s Black-Owned businesses, but are pre-established tourism office partners.  

*Pictured left to right: Sarah Hairston – Angel’s Beauty Supply, Ladonna Hairston – Performance 276, Robert Kent – King Kidz Rentals, Rev. Charles Whitfield – Charis Transportation, Natalie Hodge – Rudy’s Girl Media, Shatera Robertson – Unique Styles & Designs