Historical Sites

Mary Ball Washington Museum

MARY BALL WASHINGTON MUSEUM AND LIBRARY

8346 Mary Ball RoadP.O. Box 97Lancaster VA 22503 Museum Wed-Fri 10:00-4:00;Library Tues-Fri 10:00-4:00, Sat 11:00-3:00;Closed JanuaryRecommended to call in advance to verify hours at 804-462-7280. Cost of Admission to the Museum $3; The Library has a $5 daily use fee.There is a Gift Shop on Site.The site is Not Handicap Accessible. Reference website: www.mbwm.org Mary Ball …

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The Thomas James Store

THE THOMAS JAMES STORE

The Thomas James Store is owned by the Mathews County Historical Society.  Built in 1820, it is one of the best-preserved early stores in the South.  One of Colonial Williamsburg’s senior architects noted, “We’d kill to have a building in this kind of condition in our Historic Area!”  Moved back about one hundred feet around …

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Steamboat Era Museum

STEAMBOAT ERA MUSEUM

http://www.steamboateramuseum.org/(804) 438-6888 The influence of steamboats was as important to the Northern Neck and towns along the entire Chesapeake Bay as rail was to any other small town across the country. The steamboats provided an economic lifeline. The cities of Norfolk and, more predominately, Baltimore acted as gateways to the world beyond. The cities provided …

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Stratford Hall

STRATFORD HALL

483 Great House RoadStratford, VA 22558 Open: March through December, 7 days a week, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. January-March 1, weekends & holidays & special events only. Admission cost: Adults (12 yrs. and up): $10.00Adults (Groups of 20 or more, age 12 and up): $9.00Seniors (60 and up), AAA members: $9.00National Trust for Historic …

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Mathews Maritime Museum

MATHEWS MARITIME MUSEUM

442 Main StreetMathews, VA The Mathews Maritime Museum is owned and operated by the Mathews Maritime Foundation. 804-725-4444 In April, the Museum is open Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to 2 PM, provided we have volunteers to operate.   Visitors can call ahead at the number above, to confirm opening or to arrange other times to visit. Mathews County has …

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Middlesex County Museum

MIDDLESEX COUNTY MUSEUM

777 Gen. Puller HighwaySaluda, VA 23149 Open year-round from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Wednesday – Saturday.Free admission. Donations accepted.The museum has local history books for sale and resource books for the public’s use in the genealogy research center. Director: Holly J. M. Horton, President: Marilyn South804-758-3663http://www.middlesexmuseum.com/ As one of the oldest county museums in …

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Westmoreland County Museum and Library

WESTMORELAND COUNTY MUSEUM AND LIBRARY

43 Court SquareMontross, VA 22520 Open six days a week, closed Sunday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.There is no admission fee. For more information please call 804-493-8440, or email wcmuseum@verizon.net.Visit us on Facebook (Westmoreland County Museum), Twitter (@Museum_WCM), and check out our website: www.westmorelandcountymuseum.org Believed to be the oldest museum in the Northern Neck, the Westmoreland …

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Gwynns Island Museum

GWYNNS ISLAND MUSEUM

1775 Old Ferry RoadGwynn, VA 23066 Admission is free but donations are welcome. The museum is open from 1 – 5 pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday, April through October.Groups of 4 or more by appointment at 804-725-7949 or 804-725-9611.Handicap access and Gift Shop. www.gwynnsislandmuseum.org Considered by many to be one of the finest small local museums …

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King William Historic Museum and Jail

KING WILLIAM HISTORICAL MUSEUM AND JAIL

227 Horse Landing RoadKing William County, VA 23086 Open Saturday and Sunday 1-5p.m. March through NovemberDonations acceptedHandicap Accessible Contact: Rebecca Townsend804-769-9619 The museum tells the history of King William County Virginia. There are life-size figures of individual important people. There is a significant collection of artifacts and several audio/visual displays. The story of the Pamunkey …

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