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Strong Men and Women in Virginia History Exhibit Coming to Middlesex

Strong Men and Women in Virginia History Exhibit Coming to Middlesex

The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will host the 2019 Strong Men and Women in Virginia History traveling exhibition from October 2, 2019 through November 6, 2019.  Strong Men and Women in Virginia History recognizes Virginia African Americans, past and present, who have made noteworthy and admirable contributions to the commonwealth. This exhibition from the Library of Virginia is made possible with support from Dominion Energy.

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The Mystery of Fossils

The Mystery of Fossils

Grady Frame will provide attendees to the Middlesex County Museum Visitor Center a free opportunity to see and learn more about fossils on Saturday, July 27 from 1 to 2 p.m

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“Tuckahoe Plantation: What Can We Learn,” Presented by Addison Baker Thompson

“Tuckahoe Plantation: What Can We Learn,” Presented by Addison Baker Thompson

The Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society is pleased to announce it will sponsor speaker Addison Baker Thompson, Resident Manager of Tuckahoe Plantation (1720), a home and working farm for nearly 300 years, as a guest speaker on Sunday, August 4 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Dozier’s Regatta Point Marina, located at 137 Neptune Lane in Deltaville.

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Tour of Historic Church View Home Set for June 30

Tour of Historic Church View Home Set for June 30

Join the Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society on Sunday, June 30, from 1 to 5 p.m. for a tour of Church View’s most prominent structure. Built in 1913, for more than a hundred years this stately house with the wraparound porch located on the curve at Church View has greeted persons traveling through Middlesex County on Route 17.

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Music Pioneers: The ‘Holmes Brothers’

Music Pioneers: The ‘Holmes Brothers’

By Larry Chowning Sherman Holmes Jr. and his younger brother Wendell grew up at Christchurch in Middlesex County, attended the all-black St. Clare Walker High School (Wolverines) and both were stars in the late 1950s and early 60s Wolverine band. They went on to...

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One Woman’s Opinion: Can We Recover? Part 4.

One Woman’s Opinion: Can We Recover? Part 4.

By Mary Wakefield Buxton Urbanna, Va.— The study of history is difficult enough, but acknowledging our own personal history can really cause discomfort. Yet we can’t run from history. Halfway through the January program I attended on integration of public schools in...

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