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    New Exhibit: "The War to End All Wars: Fauquier's Call to Duty"

    Running Through February 2019

     

    2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the United States entrance into World War I. Discover the different ways Fauquier County aided in the Great War. Help us commemorate those who served, as well as those who helped the war effort back home.

    New Exhibit: "Life in General Population"

    Permanent Exhibit Room, opens October 20th

     

    What was life like for those who served time in the old Fauquier County Jail? Serving as the only county jail prior to 1966, this exhibit offers an interactive and in depth look at jail life of the general population between 1823 and 1966. Discover why Fauquier County was required to build a new jail, explore what it was like to sleep on a metal cot, and learn the stories of inmates who once resided in the jail.

    Warrenton Ghost Tours

    Fridays 10/19 & 10/26 7pm, 8pm, 9pm

    Saturdays 10/20 & 10/27 6pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, 8:30pm, 9pm

     

    Come out and enjoy an hour of ghostly tales as the Fauquier Historical Society’s costumed guides lead you through a Old Town Warrenton. Tickets are $15 for adults/children over 12 and $5 for children under 12.

    Tours are limited and sell out quickly so get your tickets early! Due to limited tour sizes all tickets are non-refundable.

     

    * 6PM tours are specially designed for families with younger children and we strongly encourage families with children to sign up for these.

     

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    Meet the Author: Eric Buckland

    November 3, 2018 12pm-3pm

     

    Join us for a fall book signing and meet local author, Eric Buckland. Discover his two newest books: They Rode With Mosby which provides the reader with in-depth biographical information and stories about 24 of Mosby’s most well-known men and From Rockbridge To Loudoun which tells the stories of the 57 men who attended the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and rode with Mosby’s Rangers..

     

    Eric is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and spent the majority of his military career in Special Forces. Some of his awards include the Special Forces and Ranger Tabs, Master Parachutist Badge, Combat Diver Badge and the Combat Infantryman's Badge.

     

    Buckland is President of The Stuart-Mosby Historical Society and a volunteer for the Mosby Heritage Area Association.

    Meet the Author: Harry Burroughs, III

    November 10, 2018 12pm-3pm

     

    Join us for a fall book signing by local author Harry Burroughs III. Pick up a copy of his book "The People's Sheriff" in our gift shop and meet with the author. Learn about the 60 individuals who have been named Fauquier County's Sheriff since 1759.

     

    **This is the rescheduled date due to September's hurricane Florence**

    Veteran's Day

    November 11, 2018 12pm-4pm

    Free museum admission to all veterans!

    *Military ID required

    Col. Mosby Sites Walking Tour 12:30pm

    December 8, 2018 12:30pm

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    Col. Mosby Sites Walking Tour 1:30pm

    December 8, 2018 1:30pm

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    Mysteries of the Murals Tour 12:30pm

    December 15, 2018 12:30pm

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    Mysteries of the Murals Tour 1:30pm

    December 15, 2018 1:30pm

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