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Our mission is to preserve the history of Westmoreland County and its people through its collections, library, research materials, exhibits and educational programs in order to increase the understanding and appreciation of the Count's heritage.

Recent blog posts written by WC Museum

Local Students Art Walk

Local Students Art Walk

Join us for the Local Students Art Walk. Fun for both adults and children.

Volunteer Expo

Volunteer Expo

Westmoreland County Museum and Northern Neck Chevrolet are sponsoring a Volunteer Expo with 17 other non-profit organizations on March 22nd.

Example of Katharina Bergdoll's work

Westmoreland News: Katharina Bergdoll

Hague artist Katharina Bergdoll uses her lifelong love of nature to capture the peace and quietude of Virginia’s landscapes.

Claudia McDermott

Westmoreland News: Claudia McDermott

Claudia McDermott’s artistic abilities were likely influenced by her portrait artist father, concert pianist mother, and uncles who were painters and sculptors.


Leedstown Resolution

   What follows is the text of the document (with signatures) known as Leedstown Resolves, or Westmoreland Resolves, a courageous protest against the Stamp Act,executed on 27 February 1766 by the Westmoreland County, Virginia citizens whose names are listed at the end of the document — this identical text may be seen on a marble […]

Robert Washington Sydnor

New to the Museum: Confederate Dollar Bill

New to Westmoreland County Museum’s collection: a 1862 Westmoreland County, VA Confederate dollar bill. It was donated by Charles Sydnor in memory of Robert Washington Sydnor. Thank you, Charles, for your wonderful donation!

Claudia McDermott

An Evening with Claudia McDermott

Claudia McDermott showcased some of her art for the first Art & Wine of 2014.

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Westmoreland County Winter Photos, by Terry Cosgrove

Photos of Westmoreland County Winter Photos by local artist Terry Cosgrove.

Claudia McDermott

Claudia McDermott’s Art and Wine Postponed

Due to the impending weather the Art and Wine scheduled for this evening has been postponed.

Claudia McDermott

2014 Art & Wine Series

Presented by Your Local Artist, The Westmoreland County Museum and The Inn at Montross 2nd Wednesday of Every Month (except April) beginning at 5:00pm with the exhibit shown at the original Museum building followed by Dine and Wine at The Inn at Montross Wednesday, February 19th- Claudia McDermott Paintings- Watercolor, Oil, and Pen-and-Ink Wednesday, March 12th- Linda […]