Oakland-Nelson County Museum of History

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5365 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
(Rt. 29 - S)
Arrington, VA 22922
Region Central Virginia
Locality Nelson
Museum Office: (434) 263-8400
Email oaklandmuseum@gmail.com
Website www.historicnelson.org/oakland
Website www.oakland-museum.org

Oakland - ca. 1840s Tavern
Listed on the Virginia Landmarks register and the National Regtister of Historic Places.
Exhibits include-
Hurrican Camille and its Aftermath
The story of 1969's Hurricane Camille, featuring more than 100 color slides never-before seein in Nelson County, and a video on the rescue and recovery effort.
Plus....Cuttin' On The Lights
How the lives of rural people changes when electricity came to Nelson County in the 1930s, featuring early appliances and oral histories.
Open: Saturdays 10-4 pm; Sundays 1-4 pm
Closed from Dec. 12,2010 (after the Oakland Holiday Open House) until March 26, 2011.

Admission Fee: $5.

Last Updated: 1/25/2011 8:35 AM
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