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Museum of Frederick County History

Historical Sites, Historical Societies, Museums

Frederick, MA

The Museum is located in a restored two-story home built in 1820, by Frederick physician Dr. John Baltzell, in the heart of Historic Downtown Frederick. It is also the office of the Historical Society of Frederick County.

Mosby Heritage Area Organization

Battle Sites, Historical Homes, Historical Societies

Scenic Drives and Trails

Marshall, VA

Named for Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby who operated against Union forces in this area during the Civil War, this five-county heritage area is known for its scenic and historic landscape. The Mosby Heritage Area Association also produces interpretive programs, lectures, and a Civil War Conference.

Afro-American Historical Association

Historical Sites, Historical Societies, Museums

The Plains, VA

AAHA is an organization designed for the purpose of teaching a complete and accurate history of the United States by including the influences of African Americans, Native Americans of both North and South America, and European Americans. Museum exhibits hold valuable photographs and artifacts, important to Fauquier County’s local history, as well as our Nation’s […]

Adams County Historical Society

Historical Sites, Historical Societies

Gettysburg, PA

The Adams County Historical Society works to identify, preserve, and tell the stories of the people, organizations, businesses, and events that have shaped Adams County, Pennsylvania. As a result, the Historical Society is sometimes affectionately referred to as the county’s attic – a repository of rich, local, cultural heritage.

Mosby Heritage Area Association

Battle Sites, Historical Homes, Historical Sites, Historical Societies

Scenic Drives and Trails

Marshall, VA

The c.1801 Caleb Rector House was the site of the formation of the 43rd Virginia Cavalry, Mosby’s Rangers, in 1863. It also was a Civil War hospital and the site of two separate encampments of JEB Stuart in June 1863 during the Battle of Upperville. It currently houses the Mosby Heritage Area, which has been […]

The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail

Historical Sites, Historical Societies, Museums

Warrenton, VA
exterior of the museum at the old jail house

The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail (formally known as The Old Jail Museum) is located in the old Fauquier County prison complex. It was erected in 1808 as the 6th jail in Warrenton.