Step back in time and head to Waynesboro, Virginia to satisfy your inner history buff!
Arrive in Waynesboro and start your trip with your prearranged tour of Fishburne Military School in Downtown Waynesboro. Fishburne Military School is the oldest military secondary school in Virginia. Following your tour head to Main Street and explore the unique shops and boutiques. For lunch downtown there are several dining choices from casual – Sam’s Hot Dog Stand to eclectic – Chickpeas and Shukri’s BBQ, ethnic – Ming Garden, home-grown – Stone Soup Books & Café, and high end – martini bar 309. After lunch, head on over to the Waynesboro Heritage Museum where you can spend time learning about the history of the City of Waynesboro. The downtown museum details the history of the City in its 2,000 square feet of permanent gallery space. The Revolving Gallery presents at least two new exhibits annually with new acquisitions and artifacts from Waynesboro’s archives collection. Visitors will learn about Waynesboro’s beginnings, significant railroad history, memorable business and industries, banks, and schools of Waynesboro’s yesteryear. The media room offers continuous screenings and there is something for everyone in the gift shop. After your museum visit, grab a Tree Streets Walking Tour Brochure and head into the Tree Streets neighborhood made up of early schools, churches and modest to large Victorian and post-Victorian homes. Predominantly built from 1890 to 1950 homes present a broad mix of architectural styles. Before heading to your hotel room, end the evening with a bite to eat at one of the many local restaurants in the area.
Start your day off with a good breakfast and then head over to the Plumb House for a tour through some of Waynesboro's finest history. Walk in the Plumb House and travel back to the Civil War. The oldest frame dwelling in Waynesboro, the Plumb House was built between 1802-1804 and is a registered Virginia Historic Landmark as
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