Martha Washington destroyed all of her correspondence with her husband when he died in 1799. Only three letters survived, two of which were found beneath a desk drawer after her death. One of these brief letters, penned by George during the Revolutionary War, is a sweet reminder of the love that Martha and he shared. This letter is archived at […]
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 […]
Have you ever wondered how an artist creates a masterpiece? Westmoreland County Museum will hold its 2nd annual artists’ studio tour scheduled for Sat., May 23 from 1 PM until 4 PM. The tour will feature local Mt. Holly and Hague artists: Clarence “Juice” McKenney’s handcrafted duck decoys, Linda Boatman’s oil paintings and pencil […]
You can’t get too much winter in the winter. Robert Frost We hope you enjoyed our winter photos. To see more, follow us on Instagram. Watch our Snow in Montross video Here
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 of Westmoreland County Winter Photos by local artist Terry Cosgrove.