About the Museum

  • 43 Court Square (Polk Street) P.O. Box 247 Montross, Virginia 22520
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The Westmoreland County Museum was established in 1941 and became the first museum to open regularly in the Northern Neck. The museum was built as a replica of Wakefield, the birthplace of George Washington to display the portrait of William Pitt (Lord Chatham) painted by Charles Willson Peale in 1768.


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Connecting Friends Holiday Doll Display and Raffle

Connecting Friends Holiday Doll Display and Raffle       Come out to see this amazing handcrafted work and buy a raffle ticket to win a bride doll with 10 ...

2015 Halloween final flyer

Haunting of Montross

    There will be strong spirits rising and treats galore if you survive the haunting time in the Town of Montross from Thursday, Oct. 29 through Halloween night, Saturday, ...

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