Research

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King and Queen County was formed in 1691 and, although the county records were burned twice in its history, there is still an immense treasure of information from the colonial era on. Take a closer look.
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Genealogy

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There are many sources in the Archives, Library, Bulletins and Video Histories that may provide the clues to answer mysteries being explored.
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Exhibits

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Ten permanent exhibits cover the museum itself and the surrounding area. The visitor will experience the county's history through the eyes of its residents. There is also a room dedicated to exhibits that change every few years in order to bring new perspectives on county history. Exclusive online exhibits can also be found on this website.
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Plan A Visit

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A trip to the museum is well worth the effort. It is a gem located deep into a rural landscape that is both picturesque and interesting --- a destination that will be relaxing, informative, and entertaining.
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Membership

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Join the King and Queen Historical Society and support its efforts to preserve the county's history and the Tavern Museum it founded.
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Volunteer

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Volunteers are needed to welcome visitors, show the Museum and explain the Exhibits. The Museum is equipped with state-of-the-art touch screen monitors for self-guided tours.
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Researchers & Genealogists

Researchers will find an extensive collection of books on King and Queen County history and the families that lived here, supplemented by books on surrounding counties. An archive of portraits, pictures, letters, maps, copies of certain official records and artifacts provide an interesting mix to augment the formal written history of the county and its peoples.

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Latest News & Events

Third Quarter King and Queen County Historical Society Meeting
On Sunday, July 24th Dr. Carroll William Westfall spoke at the 3rd Quarter Historical Society Meeting on how buildings and
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Bland Family Visit
On a very hot, muggy Friday, July 8th, approximately 20 members of the 32nd National Bland Family Reunion group participated
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Antique Adventurers Visit
On May 17, a very cool, bleak and rainy day, approximately 50 ladies from the Antique Adventurers group in Williamsburg
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