Historical Significance Richmond's Canal Walk chronicles nearly 400 years of Richmond's history. Exhibits and signage mark this 1.25 mile trail through history. The Canal itself has been restored and features charter cruises. Several of the exhibits…

Historical Significance The Reedville Fisherman's Museum is dedicated to preserving the maritime history and heritage of the lower Chesapeake Bay area and of the watermen who have labored there for hundreds of year. The museum's collection includes…

Historical Significance The Newsome House Museum is the restored home of the Joseph Thomas Newsome family. Newsome (1869-1942), an attorney, established a law practice in Newport News and prospered as a member of the postbellum south's new, urban…

Historical Significance Nauticus, The National Maritime Center, is a 120,000 square foot multi-level science center that opened in 1994 on the downtown waterfront on Norfolk, Virginia. As a state-of-the-art educational science center, Nauticus…

Historical Significance The National Museum is the centerpiece of Pamplin Historical Park. The 25,000 square foot, $13 million facility houses audio/video presentations conveying the story of the 3,000,000 rank-in-file soldiers who served in…

Historical Significance Founded in 1890 and opened in 1898, the Museum holds and displays one of the world's premier collections relating to the origins, life, and legacies of the Confederate States of America.  It offers exhibits and programs that…

Historical Significance The Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library is a regional history center named in honor of George Washington's mother, who was born in Lancaster County. The center is located on a five-acre complex that encompasses the…

Historical Significance The collections of the Mariner's Museum include an archive of paintings, books, and artifacts which describe African-American life in the United States. Physical Description No Physical Description Available Geographical…

Historical Significance The collections of the Lynchburg Museum explore the history of Lynchburg and the Virginia Piedmont, including the social and commercial history of Afrrican Americans in the region. Physical Description The museum is housed…