Open Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm

Discover the history of
Jefferson County, West Virginia

Visit the Jefferson County Museum to discover the people and events
that helped shape the county’s and nation’s history!

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Happy Women's History Month! If you're looking for a way to celebrate, the Jefferson County Museum features the stories of a number of remarkable women in local history. Stop by and learn about people like Drusilla Dunjee Houston, a prolific writer and civil rights activist, or Carrie Lee Strider, the first female sheriff in Jefferson County. We're open Tuesday-Saturday! ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to the Virginia Forum and Bavarian Inn Resort & Brewing Company for hosting us last night! We really enjoyed telling local history stories featuring Jefferson County and the many places it borders!Joe, Lori and Travis are our guests tonight with Historians on Tap! 📚 + 🍺 = Forum. Joe Rizzo is the Director of Historic Wilton House Museum. Lori Wysong is the Director of the Jefferson County Museum. Travis Shaw is the Director of Education of the The Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association.#vaforum2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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