Stop by Westmoreland County Museum to see our current exhibits, running through mid-November. “Law & Order: In honor of Buddy Jackson”. If you can’t make it in person to see our exhibits, watch our “Law & Order” video on Buddy Jackson here: Law & Order Video
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 decided to wrap our Fall exhibit into this historic election. Mary Sumner was married to Captain Allen Sumner, a man with an impressive military career until […]
Westmoreland County Museum is participating in “The Amazing Raise” on September 16-17 and we need your help and support. Hosted by The Community Foundation, “The Amazing Raise” is an annual two-day online giving event designed to raise the awareness of and to celebrate the work of local nonprofit organizations. The goal for the Westmoreland County […]
Grant United Methodist Church Methodists have been meeting in the Lerty area of Westmoreland County since the 1870’s. They used a field school that was located on the property of Frances Lucy Belfield and then the home of Mrs. Stella Wroe for their meetings. The first Church building was constructed in 1883 under […]
In Honor of Valentine’s Day, we are showcasing a circa 1893 Wedding Dress of Mary Cornelia Weaver Hall from the museum’s collection. Mary Cornelia Weaver Hall (born August 18, 1859- died May 6, 1930) married William Madison Hall of Oakville Farm in 1893. The dress is handmade; in addition, the lace and satin details were applied one stitch at […]
January 21st was #MuseumSelfie Day on Twitter. Here are some of our photos: #MuseumSelfie Day! If U R visiting the @Museum_WCM, we’d love 2 see your #WestmorelandSelfie! See William Pitt selfie pic.twitter.com/kP7JQ86oUk — Westmoreland Museum (@Museum_WCM) January 21, 2015
Photos from the Volunteer Expo, last Sat. It was sucessful and we look forward to doing this next year. Thanks to everyone for coming out. Thanks to Northern Neck Chevrolet for sponsoring the food and to Missey Collins making the cookies! Thanks to Susan Ripol, Walt Heyer, Kathryn Wittman, Helen Bell, and Maggie Bowen for […]
Photos of Linda Boatman’s “Art & Wine” event at Westmoreland County Museum and the Inn at Montross, March 12th, 5-7 pm. Linda Boatman will be donating 20% of her proceeds to the museum so please help a local artist and the museum by purchasing some art!
Claudia McDermott’s artistic abilities were likely influenced by her portrait artist father, concert pianist mother, and uncles who were painters and sculptors.