Community Support

MWP Building Supply has been an integral part of Madison's community since 1989.  We appreciate that our business succeeds and thrives only with the help of Central Virginia residents and business owners.  In turn, we support institutions, events and nonprofits as often as we can and develop partnerships with other businesses.  Below are some resource links to some of our favorite partners.

UVA Athletics

Cville Go Green/Go Local

Madison County Fair

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Madison County Restaurants and Fine Dining

Madison has a wide assortment of restaurants and cafes to provide fine meals for even the most discriminating palates.

The Bavarian Chef has authentic German Cuisine, beer, and wine. Located on Rt. 29 south at Shelby, Va. (540) 948-6505. Call for reservations.

Giovanna's Italian Eatery, located at 2679 Seminole Trail (located on Rt 29), Madison, VA. 540-948-5454

Pig-N-Steak offers barbecue, ribs, steak, hamburgers and fries and is the home of the famous "Mountaineer Platter". (540) 948-3130.

The Madison Inn is an unexpected treasure in the heart of the historic Town of Madison. 540-948-5095.

Graves' Mountain Lodge, Inc.serves three meals a day from the third week of March until the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Meals served family style except for Saturday dinner, Sunday lunch and Sunday dinner (540) 923-4231. or

Madison Drug Company
in existence since 1856. Features an old-fashioned lunch counter, hand-dipped ice cream, fresh squeezed lemonade, homemade salads, 10-cent cokes and fountain treats. Located on Main Street and open Monday-Saturday. (540) 948-4400.

McDonald's Restaurant
just the place for taking care of that urge for a Big Mac. Rts. 29 and 643 (at the light) (540) 948-9036.

Piedmont Deli offers find foods and drink, cold cuts, subs, pizzas, party platters, Virginia wines and imported beers. Business route 29N, Madison VA. (540) 948-4576.

Pie in the Sky Pizzeria, 312 N Main Street, Madison pizzas, subs, sandwiches, saladsand more 540-948-4001

Yoder's Country Food Market has home-baked breads, pastries, sandwiches, soups, and a wide assortment of bulk foods. Located on near Pratts VA on route 230, 1 mile east of US 29. (540) 948-3000.

Inn at Meander Plantation
(540) 672-4912.

Mountaineer Cafe offers local Madison hospitality anda casual atmosphere along with special momentos from Madison'sown athletic teams. (540) 948-6815


Madison County Historic Buildings


(Many historic buildings reside throughout the County, many of the Town's can be found in the Downtown Guide and the Walking Tour found at the Historical Society 540-948-5488)

Madison County Court HousePhoto: Martha Cornwall

This brick structure was built in 1829-30, replacing a log building of 1793. The federal brick work has been declared some of the finest in America. It is also an historic landmark with a plaque describing the history behind the building.

Madison County Library
Also known as the Thomas W. Lewis House, this structure was built in 1852. In addition to serving as a home for the Lewis family, the building was also used as a Methodist Parsonage. In 1967 it was renovated to serve as the county's library.

Eagle House
The Eagle House: Originally a tavern, this house was constructed in the latter part of the 1700's and was known as the Washington Tavern and Carpenter's Tavern. A beautiful walnut bar still graces the English basement. After 1877, the house became a private residence and still serves that function.

Elim Plantation (now Inn at Meander)

Was established in 1726 and the 
buiding predates 1740 although completed as one sees it today by 1766 
minus the front portico.

The Kemper Residence - (next to County offices 414  N Main Street, Madison, VA 22727)

Home of James Lawson Kemper, one of central Virginia's most prominent attorneys and politicians. He moved here with his family in 1865.  Kemper represented Madison in the Virginia House of Delegates from 1853-1863, serving as Speaker for the final term, fought in the Mexican War, held the rank of Major General in the Confederate Army, and was badly wounded in Pickett's Charge at the Battle of Gettysburg. Kemper served as the first southern-born post Reconstruction governor of Virginia from 1874-1878.

The Arcade - also known as The Historical Society

Hoover's Camp (Shenandoah National Park)