- Historic Wharf District is located in Staunton, Virginia. In 1854 the Virginia Central Railroad arrived in Staunton, Virginia. Staunton became a railroad town with many new businesses. Adjacent to the railroad a group of new buildings were built between 1854 and 1910.
- The Sears Hill Bridge dates from 1888 when a wooden pedestrian structure was built across the C and O Railroad to connect the Sear Hill residual area to the Wharf District in Staunton, VA.