"No Virginia County has more to offer the historical student than Campbell, from its formation until the present time, in beauty of situation, staging of events and number of notable citizens."
Campbell Chronicles and Family Sketches, by Ruth Early.
- Campbell was the first county formed after the Yorktown surrender in 1782.
- First School Fair in Virginia was held at Rustburg, October 1908.
- First opportunity for Campbell citizens to acquire and preserve the Historic Courthouse as a Museum and Information