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Louisa County Historical Society and Museum [VA]

Since 1966, the Society has preserved historical records, collected writings and artifacts of life in Louisa County, and presented these collections to the public through exhibits, magazines and lectures. It operates The Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History at 214 Fredericksburg Avenue in Louisa, which has permanent exhibits featuring Native Peoples, Revolutionary War, Civil War, Transportation, Education and Government. Temporary exhibits delve more deeply into particular periods and themes of interest. In addition, the museum staff sponsor monthly programs for the public and offer genealogical assistance. Visit the Society’s website for hours, upcoming events, and online resources.

Programs are available for 4th and 5th grade history classes in The Westward Movement, Reconstruction, and Civil Rights. Others upon request. An online archive at provides primary source materials for teachers and students across all levels of study. Contact the museum director for more information.