Wilderness Road Regional Museum

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5240 Wilderness Road
I-81 Exit 98
Newbern, VA 24126

Phone: (540) 674-4835
Hours of Operation:
   10:30 AM-4:30 PM


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Historical Significance Old Cabin at Wilderness Road Regional Museum - Fess Green, PhD

The museum is a large, old home with several restored outbuildings including three log structures. The complex features a number of historical and genealogical books, records, letters, documents, photos and paintings of early settlers in southwest Virginia. It specializes in artifacts circa 1810 to 1865.


Wilderness Road Regional Museum Today

The museum specializes in artifacts circa 1810 to 1865. The complex is a large home and several restored outbuildings including 3 log buildings. Several sections of the main house are also log. The museum features letters, documents, paintings, furniture, photos, business records and objects relevant to the new river valley and Southwest Virginia. The earliest documents of Pulaski County are stored here due to the proximity of the first county courthouse. Sunday open at 1:30 PM. Please call ahead to visit at times other than listed or to view the historic records. Adults $2. Children 6-12 $1.



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