The Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society is a journey through everyday life going back through the 19th century — and beyond. Get up close with artifacts that include prehistoric whale bones and shark teeth and Native American arrow points. Celebrate the county’s military heritage with exhibits featuring soldiers going back to the Civil War as well as Lt. Gen. Chesty Puller, the most decorated Marine in Corps history.

Imagine yourself wearing the clothes of the 19th and early 20th centuries that are on display and “shop” for goods in the large selection of General Store merchandise.

Learn about Civil Rights pioneer Irene Morgan and see her Medal of Freedom that’s on display. For map lovers, find an extensive selection of historical maps for cartographic exploration.

In addition to the main museum, a short walk away is the Historic Clerk’s Office that is housed in the original 1852 Middlesex County Clerk’s office building. The exhibit explores a typical court day in old Middlesex and traces 200 years of county history through historical documents, many hidden from marauding Union forces in 1863 through the foresight of County Clerk P.T. Woodward.

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Timeless Structures from Middlesex County Enrich Our History

Timeless Structures from Middlesex County Enrich Our History. That is the message hanging on the wall in the Middlesex County School Board Meeting Room thanks to a display funded by the Middlesex Museum to help increase public awareness of the Middlesex County heritage.

Middlesex Museum to Host Strong Men and Women Exhibition

The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will host the 2018 Strong Men and Women in Virginia History traveling exhibition from December 26, 2018, through January 10, 2019. An annual initiative of the Library of Virginia and Dominion Virginia Power, Strong Men and Women in Virginia History recognizes African Americans of achievement. The 2018 class of seven honorees includes Middlesex native, civil rights activist, and educator Calvin Coolidge Green (1931-2011). A schedule of programs and activities related to the exhibition will be announced.

An Evening of Music on Jackson Creek

You’re invited to “An Evening of Music on Jackson Creek,” featuring Bob Flynn at the piano.

Books Available at the Middlesex Museum

Books available on Middlesex County history at the Middlesex Museum.

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