Martinsville, Virginia


Celebrating Black History Month in Martinsville-Henry County

Celebrating Black History Month in Martinsville-Henry County

It’s February, and it’s also Black History Month. VisitMartinsville would like to take this opportunity to celebrate some of our Black-owned tourism businesses and partners who play a critical role in enhancing the Martinsville – Henry County community.

Throughout the month we will be highlighting a variety of tourism businesses through interviews, videos, photos, and write-ups posted daily. Tune into our Instagram and Facebook page to learn more about our valuable tourism partners, their businesses, and the lasting legacy of Black entrepreneurship in Martinsville - Henry County, VA.  

Day 1: Carters Fine Clothing

Day 2: Hylton's Wood-Cooking Grill

Day 3: Unique Styles & Designs

Day 4: Sole Zone

Day 5: Charis Transportation

Day 6: Hometown Furniture

Day 7: Angel's Beauty Supply

Day 8: King Kidz Fun Rentals 

Day 9: Performance 276

Day 10: Brenda's Catering

Day 11: The TAD Space 

Day 12: Angel Face Beauty Co.

Day 13: Mrs. Kitty's

Day 14: Sweet Heaven

Day 15: Books and Crannies

Day 16: Jr's Music Store & More

Day 17: Tammy's Grill

Day 18: Rudy's Girl Media

Day 19: SMS Boutique

Day 20: Luci's Simply Southern

Day 21: FAHI African American Museum & Cultural Center


Thank you for celebrating Black History Month with us and be sure to support these businesses. Find more details about them, as well as other ways to explore Black History in Martinsville-Henry County, 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