Hill Top Restaurant and Cabins

Known Name(s)

Hill Top Restaurant and Cabins


Route 1 Doswell, VA

Establishment Type(s)

Campground, Restaurant

Physical Status


Detailed History

According to an advertisement in the 1962 Green Book, Mrs. Edna Hill was the proprietor of this business, located 21 miles north of Richmond and 82 miles south of Washington, DC. The 1950 census lists Edna R. Hill, age 34, as a "cottage matron" in Hanover County, Va, where Doswell is located. Her husband Otis, age 37, is the head of the household and works as a vocational teacher and a "cottage father." Their ward, Robert Holliday, age 11, lives in the household as well. All are Black and born in Virginia.

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