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Fossil Display: Miocene Period

Fossil Display: Miocene Period

The Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society is pleased to have on display a collection of fossilized bones and shells on loan by a local resident. Along the shores of the Piankatank River, near the site of an 1800’s trash dump, is a Miocene layer of soil. Within...

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Oral History: Allen Krowe

Oral History: Allen Krowe

Mr. Krowe, “AJ” was born in Deltaville into a family going back five generations of living on the Middle Peninsula.  AJ lived in New York City and Washington, DC until he entered the 10th grade at Syringa High School. Fond memories are told about his summers at his...

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Saluda Historic District Public Information Hearing

Saluda Historic District Public Information Hearing

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources will conduct a public information hearing of the Saluda Historic District on August 10, 2020. The meeting begins at 7 pm and will be a virtual meeting. Details may be found on our website...

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Saluda District Cultural and Historic Resource Survey Report

Saluda District Cultural and Historic Resource Survey Report

This Cultural & Historic Resource Survey Report was prepared in 2017 for the Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society. The information found in the study was compiled by John Settle in 2017, with a history by Larry Chowning. A cultural and historic resource survey...

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Jackson Creek: Then & Now

Jackson Creek: Then & Now

It's amazing what some time can do! Sand bars move, beaches recede, trees grow tall, and channels change!! Check out these shots of Jackson Creek in the 1930s compared to some more recent aerial views! A big THANK YOU to Stephen Blue for shooting some fresh drone...

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A New Look At John Mottrom & The Secrets To His Success

A New Look At John Mottrom & The Secrets To His Success

An Article Written By Donald Robert (Rob) Warner for the Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Magazine. Rob Warner's home on the Piankatank River is about 6 miles upstream of Mottrom's Mount. Connecting the dots: John Mattrom & Middlesex County.      John Mottrom was...

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Antioch Baptist Church

Antioch Baptist Church

The Antioch Baptist Church was organized in 1866, by Rev. John Pollard, Rev. George W. Wood and Rev. George T. Sutherlin. All three licensed ministers with Clark Neck's Baptist Church, later known as Saluda Baptist. After worshiping for a number of years in the Clark...

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