Bassett Historical Center

Researching family history can take a group effort.
The shelves at the center are packed with research material.
A visit to the Bassett Historical Center may reveal interesting surprises!
The perfect venue to hold your next group meeting.
One of many exhibits you'll see.
Researching family history can take a group effort.
3964 Fairystone Highway
Bassett, VA 24055
Region Southern Virginia
Locality Henry
Bassett Historical Center: (276) 629-9191
Fax: (276) 629-9840

For those conducting family history or historical research, the Bassett Historical Center is a gem. It has all records for Henry, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Franklin, and Floyd Counties in VA and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry Counties NC. Over 25,429 books/items are available to the public, as are family and local history files. Information and records are available for VA, NC, SC, WV, MD, GA, PA, KY and TN.

Computers programmed with Family Tree Maker, Family Origins and are also available for research.

The Bassett Historical Center is also a museum with temporary and permanent artifact exhibits: musical instruments, clothing, tools, Appalachian craft, and photographs.

Patrons have visited the center from every state as well as France, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Thailand, England, Canada, South Africa, Taiwan and Luxembourg.

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 10 am -  5 pm
Tuesday 12 Noon - 5 pm
Friday 10 am - 2 pm

Admission Fee: Free Admission

Last Updated: 1/14/2014 1:55 PM
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