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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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Middlesex Museum Hosts Author Calder Roth for Presentation

Middlesex Museum Hosts Author Calder Roth for Presentation

On Sunday, March 10, the Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society hosted a presentation by Calder Loth, retired Senior Architectural Historian of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, about his book, "Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old...

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Middlesex Preacher Rose From Slavery

Middlesex Preacher Rose From Slavery

By Larry Chowning Holland Powell was born a slave in 1854 in the Amburg area of Middlesex County. As a slave boy, he worked on a farm, oystered for his master, and received no formal education. Prior to the end of slavery, churches were integrated in Middlesex County...

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Architecture’s Hidden Secrets: A Presentation by Calder Loth

Architecture’s Hidden Secrets: A Presentation by Calder Loth

The Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society is pleased to bring “Architecture’s Hidden Secrets: A Presentation by Calder Loth” to Dozier’s Regatta Point Marina (137 Neptune Lane in Deltaville, Virginia) on Sunday, March 10 from 3 to 5 p.m. Loth, retired Senior...

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