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Museums Virginia South Boston - Yorktown

 
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  VA

  South Boston

  South Boston Halifax County Museum

  1540 Wilborn Avenue

  South Boston  VA   24592    

  Phone   434 572-9200

  Web Site  http://www.sbhsmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@sbhcmuseum.org

  Description  Life Along the Staunton River, Native American Exhibit, Gov Bill Tuck, rotating

                    exhibits

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Group Identity   Native American

  New or Updated:  7/13/2004

 

  VA

  Spotsylvania

  Spotsylvania County Museum

  8956 Courthouse Road

  PO Box 64

  Spotsylvania  VA 22553    

  Phone   540 582-7167

  Web Site  http://www.spotsylvania.va.us/departments/tourism/index.cfm?doc_id=297

  Description  former church scarred by shells  in Civil War now holds museum, research

                    library

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Church

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:   7/13/2004


Virginia
Spotsylvania
The Old Jail - Spotsylvania Preservation Foundation
PO Box 1875
Spotsylvania VA 22553
Phone
Web Site
http://users.erols.com/jlefebre/spfi/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Jail

 

 
Virginia
Staunton
Museum of Frontier Culture
PO Box 810
Staunton VA 24402
Phone 540 332-7850
Web Site www.frontiermuseum.org
Description three European farms transplanted to show origins of American farming methods, plus American farm, and Irish forge -- all with costumed
Type of Resource Museum
Kind of Activity Living History

Virginia
Strasburg
Stonewall Jackson's Museum
33229 Old Valley Pike
Strasburg VA 22657
Phone
540 465-5884
Web Site www.waysideofva.com
E-mail wayside@shentel.net
Description details of 1862 Valley Campaign, hands on reproductions, children's room with Civil War Camp including costumes
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Research /Reading Library
Era Civil War
 

  VA

  Strasburg

  Strasburg Museum

  440 East King Street

  Strasburg VA   22657    

  Phone   540 465-3175

  Web Site  http://csonner.net/museum.htm

  Alt Web  http://freenet.vcu.edu/tourism/histrich/valley.html

  Description  located in original steam pottery building

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Trade/Craft

  Collection N-Z  Pottery

  Era  1890

  New or Updated:  7/14/2004



Virginia
Sweet Briar
Sweet Briar College Art Galleries
Anne Gary Pannell Center
Sweet Briar VA 24595
Phone 804 381-6100
Web Site http://www.artgallery.sbc.edu/
Description college art galleries in former Refectory, offers a variety of exhibits in various media, time periods, styles
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Era 1906

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Virginia
Tazewell
Historic Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park
Route 1, Box 194
Rts 19 & 460 at Crab Orchard Road
Tazewell VA 24651
Phone 276 988-6755
Web Site http://histcrab.netscope.net/Introductory%20Letter.htm
Description archaeological site provided impetus for museum and village of 15 local structures moved to site, dating back to 1802, including house, cobbler shop, carpenter shop, blacksmith, lardhouse, doctors office, loom house, apple house
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Kind of Activity Living History
Collection N-Z Quilts
Group Identity Native American
Research /Reading Library

Virginia
Washington
Afro-American Historical Association Museum
1407 14th Street NW
Washington VA 20005
Phone 202 234-5350
Web Site www.afro-americanofva/org/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Nature of Group or Site Association
Group Identity African American
  Virginia
Williamsburg
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum
307 South England Street
Williamsburg VA 23185
Phone 757 220-7698
Web Site www.colonialwilliamsburg.org
Description Folk art with permanent and rotating exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Folk Life

Virginia
Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg
307 South England Street
Williamsburg VA 23185
Phone 757 220-7749
Web Site www.history.org
Toll Free 800 447-8679
E-mail ceres@cwf.org
Description Biggest, oldest restored town in the country
Type of Resource Museum
Kind of Activity Living History
 
  Virginia
Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement
Route 31 South at Colonial Parkway
MAIL: PO Box 1607
Williamsburg VA 23187
Phone 757 253-4838
Web Site http://www.historyisfun.org/jyf1/js.html
Toll Free 888 593-4682
Description log stockade fort, Powhatan Indian Village, 3 wooden ships
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Kind of Activity Living History
Owner/Operator: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Last changed: 03/08/2003
 
  Virginia
Williamsburg
Muscarelle Museum of Art
College of William & Mary
Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg VA  23187
Phone
757 221-2700
Web Site www.wm.edu/muscarelle
Description Fine arts museum with European, American Colonial, and contemporary works
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

Virginia
Winchester
George Washington's Office Museum
Braddock & Cork Streets
Winchester VA 22601
Phone
540 662-4412
Web Site
E-mail
wfchs@shentel.net
Description
HQ while building Fort Loudon
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Famous People
Era
1755-56
Owner/Operator: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
 
  Virginia
Winchester
Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum
54 South Loudoun St
PO Box 239
Winchester VA 22604
Phone
540 722-2020
Web Site
www.discoverymuseum.net/
Description
Type of Resource Museum

Virginia
Woodstock
Woodstock Museum of Shenandoah County
137 West Court Street
Woodstock VA 22664
Phone 540 459-5518
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum
 
  Virginia
Yorktown
Colonial National Historical Park
Colonial Parkway
PO Box 210
Yorktown VA 23690
Phone
757 229-1733
Alt Phone
757 898-3400
Web Site www.nps.gov/colo/
Description NPS operated Jamestown Island includes original settlement site, Yorktown battlefields
Type of Resource Museum
Kind of Activity Living History
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Era Revolutionary War
Owner/Operator: National Park Service

Virginia
Yorktown
Yorktown Visitor Center and Museum
Route 1020
Yorktown VA
Phone 757 253-4848
Web Site
Toll Free 888 593-4682
Description Continental Army encampment, 1780's farm, galleries, film, children's discovery room
Type of Resource Museum
Kind of Activity Living History
Era Revolutionary War
Owner/Operator: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
 
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