Do you want to learn something about the Town of Warsaw? Well, when you’re in town, be sure to visit the Richmond County Museum.
The museum is located on the Courthouse Green on Richmond Road (Route 360) at Wallace Street in the heart of the county seat of Warsaw. The exhibits and tourist welcome center are housed in the jail built in 1872. The museum is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and closes for the season from mid-December through January.
The Richmond County Museum collects, preserves and tells the story of Richmond County from prehistoric times to the present day. Permanent and special exhibits include the Native American Rappa-hannock Tribe, English settler Col. Moore Fauntleroy (founder of Old Rappahannock County, 1656), Declaration of Independence signer Francis Lightfoot Lee and Congressman William Atkinson Jones (author of the 1916 Act that eventually guaranteed independence to the Philippines after the Spanish-American War), and the community’s Af...
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