Andrew Monroe, an immigrant from Scotland, settled on what is now called Monroe Creek on the south side of the Potomac in Virginia, in 1650. For five generations his descendants would live on this land making their living and taking an active part in church and county affairs.
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John Washington, the immigrant, arrived in Westmoreland County circa 1656. He established a tobacco plantation which would support his family for several centuries. On this and neighboring Northern Neck plantations, a quality of life developed which somehow inspired men of the succeeding generations to greatness.
3rd Wednesday of Every Month beginning at 5:00pm with the exhibit shown at the original Museum building followed by Wine and Light Fare at The Inn at Montross.
On Wednesday, April 17th local artist Gus Paphides exhibited his works – renew and re-use, innovative woodworking, birdhouses, fish, corkboards, and more. Live Guitar Music by Helle at the Inn at Montross afterwards.
Local artist Holly Harman joined us at the Museum on Wednesday, February 20th to showcase some of her watercolors, photography and landscapes.