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If your interested in any historical info in the area start your inquiry here! They have some very... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Chuck C
Wenatchee, Washington
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Small museum but excellent layout. Polite, friendly people. Arranged in chronological order. All... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

If your interested in any historical info in the area start your inquiry here! They have some very interesting artifacts and historical documents on hand, as well as plenty of info on John Brown the Abolitionist, who was hanged just outside of town. It's a...More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Small museum but excellent layout. Polite, friendly people. Arranged in chronological order. All well labeled. Very enjoyable.

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

We love such Museums. They are small enough that you can cover them without getting tired, and interesting enough that you will always find a place to linger, where you want to learn more. The Jefferson County Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Local artifacts from a very historic area of our country (revolutionary and civil war eras). Newly added African American info is prominently displayed.

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

This museum is small but jam-packed full of history. It houses the wagon that John Brown rode in on his way to be executed. The attendant is very informative. She seems to thoroughly enjoy her job and sharing the history of Charles Town with the...More

Thank Amber G
Reviewed September 13, 2017

For history buffs, this small museum has so much packed in such tiny quarters. From George Washington to John Brown to the history of Charles Town, it's here.

Thank Sue N
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

It is amazing that this museum is not inundated with visitors every single day. From its collection of George Washington's brother Charles' items, to the John Brown memorabilia, this is a must stop if you are anywhere near Harpers Ferry. It has the wagon that...More

Thank Sierra M
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Well-curated museum offering glimpses of early life in Charles Town, as well as many Civil and World War artifacts. Interesting John Brown exhibit, including the cart that carried him to his execution. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a great little museum with interesting artifacts from George Washington and other local figures. Great place to pop in and spend an hour.

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