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Historic Leafwood Christmas House Tour

Historic Leafwood Christmas House Tour

Historic Leafwood Christmas House Tour on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 from 1 to 4 p.m. will benefit the Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society. Built in 1781, Leafwood was originally part of Clarke’s Neck Plantation and was an overseer’s house.

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2019 Strong Men and Women Essay Contest

2019 Strong Men and Women Essay Contest

The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society, Inc., 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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Tuskegee Airman George Taylor

Tuskegee Airman George Taylor

“When George A. Taylor first left his hometown of Middlesex, Va., and enlisted in the Army Air Forces to join the Tuskegee Airmen, he did not tell his neighbors and friends of his plans.”

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Biography of Raymond W. Burrell Sr., a Homegrown Hero

Biography of Raymond W. Burrell Sr., a Homegrown Hero

Among the noted Middlesex County residents featured in our Homegrown Heroes documentary (you can watch it here) was Raymond W. Burrell. Below find his full biography which his family so graciously provided to the Middlesex Museum, as well as photos of Mr. Burrell through the years. 

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