History is everywhere in Rappahannock County. In fact, the entire Town of Washington, founded in 1796, is listed on the Register of National Historic Places. Officially established as a county in 1833, Rappahannock has preserved the best of America's rural way of life. Rappahannock's Civil War history is commemorated with more than 30 official markers of the Virginia Civil War Trails program.
The Society is a nonprofit and is committed to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and disseminating the unique history and heritage of Rappahannock. Co., promoting knowledge of the past for a better understanding of the future. Our gift shop features historical maps, books, memorabilia and Rappahannock made products. Our Museum contains artifacts relating to the history and heritage of the county.
328 Gay Street Washington VA 22747
111 Scrabble Rd, Castleton, VA 22716 (540) 222-1457