Botetourt County Museum

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1 Main Street
Fincastle, VA 24090
Phone: (540) 473-8272
Website: click here
Hours of Operation:
   8:30 PM-4:30 PM


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Historical Significance Botetourt County Museum - -

The Botetourt County Historical Museum is housed in a building that dates back to the late eighteenth century and was the law office for local attorney James Breckinridge in 1791. Today the museum serves as a repository for hundreds of artifacts that interpret the history of Botetourt County and its roll in westward migration.


Botetourt County Museum Today

The Botetourt County Courthouse was built in 1848; it suffered a severe fire in the 1970s and was rebuilt. The plans for the courthouse that preceded this one were drawn by Thomas Jefferson.Genealogists from around the country can find original, primary source documents in the County Clerks Office located within the Courthouse.



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