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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Westmoreland County Museum will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday beginning Thursday, November 24. We will reopen on Monday, November 28.  Come visit us at the Westmoreland Mercantile General Store and Montross Soda Shoppe, located in the Wakefield Building...

Montross Christmas Spirit Festival

Montross Christmas Spirit Festival

Friday, December 2, 2022 Join the Westmoreland County Museum in celebrating the start of the Christmas season with the Montross Spirit Festival. The event will kick off on Friday, December 2, 2022, with events around town. During the day, the Town of Montross invites...

Extended Hours: Small Business Saturday

Extended Hours: Small Business Saturday

Support us on Small Business Saturday! November 26, 2022 10-4The Westmoreland Mercantile General Store will be open extended hours on Saturday, November, 26, 2022! Stop in to support Small Business Saturday and pick up some early Christmas gifts. We have t-shirts,...

Saying Goodbye to Darlene

Saying Goodbye to Darlene

It was with great sadness and heartbreak that we announced in January 2021 the passing of Westmoreland County Museum's Genealogical Library Assistant, Darlene Tallent.  We are so grateful for her over 25 years of dedication to the museum.  She helped so many...

Welcome to our New Director

Welcome to our New Director

Westmoreland County Museum would like to welcome as its new Executive Director, Brianna Morris. Before joining the Westmoreland County Museum, Brianna graduated from college with a double major in History and English.  She previously worked at the National Gallery of...

WanderLove in Westmoreland County

WanderLove in Westmoreland County

If you are a History buff or want to be, a drive through Westmoreland County is the road trip for you.  Actually, to take this tour of Westmoreland County, you are driving on the oldest road in the United States.  https://www.oldest.org/geography/roads-us/  The 1,300...

Farewell to our Executive Director

Farewell to our Executive Director

It is with great sadness that the Westmoreland County Museum announces the retirement of Walt Heyer.  Mr. Heyer will step down after 19-years of service and 12 years as Executive Director of the Westmoreland County Museum. Mr. Heyer has grown the Westmoreland...

100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

https://youtu.be/-UMRy5BZXns You can view or share this video on Facebook, Instagram IGTV, and YouTube. If you want to take a virtual walk around the sidewalk version of this exhibit, you can click the link below: https://youtu.be/gD0v2stLSa8

Statement from Westmoreland County Museum

A Statement from Westmoreland County Museum The Westmoreland County Museum board acknowledge the tragic deaths and injustices against the country’s people of color that led from peaceful protests to the riots and violence of the last few weeks. We are deeply saddened...

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