While outside the boundaries of The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area, the museum interprets the history of the Marine Corps, US Marines storming the armory at Harpers Ferry, WV after its capture by abolitionist John Brown on Oct. 18, 1859. Learn how the Marine Corps have evolved over the past 200 years through […]
The Museum is the premiere repository of exhibits and artifacts devoted to the technological and procedural advances made in the medical field during the Civil War. It utilizes its collection to heighten public awareness of the modern medical practices that originated on the battlefields and in the hospitals of this once-divided country. Call for hours: […]
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.
Purchased in 1903 by Westmoreland and Marguerite Davis, the original residence at Morven Park was a small fieldstone farmhouse built around 1780. By the time the Davises purchased the property, it looked as it does today, with its impressive Greek Revival portico and massive columns.
Monticello was the home of Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, third President of the United States and noted architect and inventor. Jefferson began construction on his ‘little mountain’ home in 1769 and, after remodeling and enlarging the house, finally finished 40 years later in 1809.
The property was acquired in 1823 and today its exhibits include several bedrooms with furnishings from the 1850’s – 1870’s, papers and historic items of the French and Indian War, the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The Miller House Library contains many early documents and church records of Washington County.
Situated in one of the most beautiful city parks in America is a Georgian-style mansion house built by John Heyser in 1846. The massive house with its large, inviting wrap-around porch is built of native limestone and bricks.
The Manassas Museum got its start in 1974 in a small brick building on Main Street in the heart of historic downtown. By the late 1980s the collections and exhibits needed a modern, bigger space. A new building was constructed on Prince William Street, opening in 1991. Today, the Museum collection numbers over 8,000 objects […]
The museum preserves and promotes the history and heritage of the Town of Lovettsville and its surrounding area. We offer a number of displays of historical items and provide information regarding Lovettsville’s past and present families, homes, buildings, business, and organizations.
The Loudoun Museum interprets the county’s cultural history with permanent and changing exhibits, tours, and special events. The restored c. 1767 log cabin is used for groups, interpretation, and special programs. The Museum is located in two 19th century buildings at the corner of Loudoun and Wirt Streets in historic downtown Leesburg. Convenient parking is […]
The museum includes the Spirit of Lincoln and the History of America and displays a large train collection including operating layouts and dioramas featuring the Lincoln Funeral Special. Museum dioramas present historic moments of this great nation. Guests can experience the new Lincoln Train Ride where you ride the simulated Lincoln Funeral train with the […]
This small museum, located on historic Main Street in Old Town Warrenton, features changing exhibits on life beginning in the mid-1700’s through the Civil War and the war’s aftermath.