Hardy is an unincorporated community lying in Bedford County, Franklin County, and Roanoke County Virginia, United States, about twenty miles southeast of Roanoke. The Booker T. Washington National Monument commemorates where Booker T. Washington was born in 1856. Also the home place of Jubal Anderson Early on rt 116 near the bottom of windy gap mountain. Hardy, VA is home of Windy Gap mountain, which also contains Windy Gap Mountain Village. The village is a small neighborhood at the top of the mountain. The houses are elegant, yet homey with a log cabin style to them.
The Booth-Lovelace House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.