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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Christmas Gala

                                                

Mary Morris Sumner with border

First Female Mayor in Northern Neck

      It seems to be the year for women to break the glass ceiling.  With Hillary becoming the first female nominee for a major party, Westmoreland County Museum ...

Wakefield Building

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