Sunday, August 6 Presentation by Professor Martin Gallivan of the College of William and Mary on the subject of the prehistoric Indians of the Chesapeake Bay area. The event will be held at the Regatta Point Yachting Center 137 Neptune Lane, PO Box 1188, Deltaville, VA 23043 from 3 to 5 pm. Tickets are $25 each, and they may be purchased at the museum, located at 777 General Puller Highway, Thursday through Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm or please reserve a ticket by contacting us per this web site email@example.com or leave a message at 804-7583663 or 804-776-6983. A cash bar and light appetizers will be available. Sponsorships are appreciated for $100 to $200.
Friday, September 15 from 7 pm through Saturday, September 16 at 3 pm our yearly Living History Program featuring a Civil War encampment of the Middlesex 56th Infantry will be featured. In addition, the story of David Harris a slave, contraband sailor and citizen. Also, the story of the formation of the United States Colored Troops will be told. The encampment will be on the museum grounds at 777 General Puller Highway, Saluda. No charge. Food vendors will be available.
Saturday, September 30 from 10 am to 12 pm, Betsy Brinson will lead a discussion of the significance of Oral Histories and how to conduct one. The discussion will take place in the Historic County Court House, Saluda. No charge.
Thursday, October 5, our annual meeting and the presentation of our Preservation Award will be held in the Historic Court House in Saluda.
Friday, October 20, Middlesex County Museum & Historical Society Annual Fish Fry at Christ Church Parish Christ Church Parish Hall, 56 Christchurch Lane, Saluda from 4 to 7 pm. Tickets required and cash bar provided. Tickets may be purchased on our web site and at the museum starting August 1.
Saturday, November 4th, we will be at the Urbanna Oyster Festival in front of Landsdowne with books related to local history and historic maps for sale.