Historical Landmarks, Attractions & Museums

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Colonial Seaport Foundation

Deltaville, VA 23043
Phone: 804-381-8558
Email J.H. Collamore
Colonial Seaport Foundation Website

Individual working to restore a boat in an indoor location

Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park

287 Jackson Creek Road
Deltaville VA 23043
Phone: 804-776-9812
Deltaville Maritime Museum Website

Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park

Middlesex County Museum & Visitors Center

777 General Puller Highway
Saluda, VA 23149
Phone: 804-758-3663
Middlesex County Museum Website

Middlesex County Museum and Visitors Center

Urbanna Museum & Visitor Center

130 Old Virginia Street
Urbanna, VA 23175
Phone: 804-758-8181

Urbanna Museum and Visitor Center

Historical Landmarks & Attractions

1755 Mitchell Map

The 1755 John Mitchell Map at the Urbanna Museum. The most important map in American history.

Location
130 Virginia Street
Urbanna, VA 23175

1755 John Mitchell Map


F.D. Crockett

A restored 1924 log bottom buyboat. A featured attraction docked at the Deltaville Maritime Museum

Location
287 Jackson Creek Road
Deltaville, VA 23043

F.D. Crockett Buyboat

Hewick Plantation

A circa 1678 manor home with breathtaking tree-lined entrance. Still undergoing internal restoration, the immaculate grounds are available for outdoor weddings and events.

Location
5123 Old Virginia Street
Urbanna, VA 23175
Phone: 804-758-1678

Hewick Plantation

James Mills Scottish Factor Store

Also known as "Old Tobacco Warehouse". A colonial merchant factor store where tobacco could be traded for finished goods from Europe. One of only two of such remaining structures of its kind in the United States.

Location
130 Virginia Street
Urbanna, VA 23175

James Mills Scottish Factor Store

Lower United Methodist Church

Free summer/custom group tours from June through September. For more information, call Brenda Brownly at 804-776-9799.

Location
120 Lower Church Road
Hartfield, VA 23071
Phone: 804-776-6250

Lower United Methodist Church

Museum in the Street

Museum in the Street is a walking historical tour of Urbanna, which is one of twenty port towns established by an act of assembly in 1680. From these ports tobacco was exported to England for European goods. Seven buildings in town have been in continuous use since the Colonial Period and four of the sites are on the National Register of Historic Places.

For more information on Museum in the Street, call 804-758-2613.

Old Middlesex County Courthouse

Puller House

Drive by the modest home where the highly decorated Marine Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller spent his retirement years. This is a privately owned home. For more information on Chesty Puller, please visit the Middlesex County Museum.

Location
732 Gloucester Road
Saluda, VA 23149
Phone: 804-758-3663

Lieutenant General Lewis Burwell “Chesty” Puller’s Retirement House

R.S. Bristow's General Store

The oldest retail store in Urbanna, established in 1876 and still operates as a high-end clothing boutique for men and women.

Location
200 Virginia Street
Urbanna, VA 23175

R.S. Bristow's General Store

Rosegill Plantation

An 860-acre privately owned waterfront property on the Rappahannock River and Urbanna Creek. Three main houses built by Ralph Wormeley, the colonial governor of Virginia, that date back to 1650 (one hundred years older than most of Williamsburg homes).

Rosegill Plantation

Stingray Lighthouse at Stingray Point

Stingray Lighthouse, an exact full-scale replica of the original Stringray Point screwpile lighthouse built in 1853 that stood watch over the shoal at Stingray Point, separating the Rappahannock River and Piankatank River.

Location
19167 General Puller Highway
Deltaville, VA 23043
Phone: 804-776-7272

Stingray Lighthouse at Stingray Point

The Wilton House

This preserved 1763 historic plantation house can be rented for overnight accommodations.

Location
1425 Twiggs Ferry Road
Hartfield, VA 23071
Phone: 804-824-3038

The Wilton House