Hwy 250, Staunton Virginia
This is a living-history facility with reconstructed working farms of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Costumed interpreters depict life in Germany, Northern Ireland and England before immigration to America. Living-history demonstrations at a reconstructed 19th-century American farm show a rich European influence on American cultural traditions. A typical Midlands timber-frame farmhouse has been moved and re-assembled at the museum. The visitor center offers displays and a film; a five-eighths mile self-guided tour is available. Open daily 9am-5pm, mid-March to November 30; 10am-4pm rest of year.
Other History nearby:
(Lexington) 'Stonewall' Jackson House
(Charlottesville) Historic Michie Tavern
(Lexington) Lee Chapel
(Montpelier Station) Montpelier Mansion
(Staunton) Museum of American Frontier Culture
02/26 Coming to The Staunton area
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Bethesda MD May11-12 Delight in fine art created by 130 of nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants.
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.