Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia

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Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
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Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia is located in Shenandoah Valley
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
Location within Shenandoah Valley
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia is located in Virginia
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia (Virginia)
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia is located in the United States
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia
Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia (the United States)
Location Staunton, Virginia, USA
Coordinates
Latitude and Longitude:

38°7′28.5″N 79°2′58″W / 38.124583°N 79.04944°W / 38.124583; -79.04944
TypeLiving History
Website Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia

The Frontier Culture Museum, located in Staunton, Virginia is a living history museum that tells the story of the people who migrated from the Old World to America and the life they created in the Shenandoah Valley. The Museum is made up of original or reproduced examples of traditional buildings from the Old World and America.

Operations

Many of the early immigrants to the Shenandoah Valley were farmers seeking opportunities for a better life. The Museum's Old World Exhibits include an Igbo West African Farm, an English Farm, an Irish Farm, an Irish Forge, and a German Farm. These people eventually became Americans and contributed to the success of the colonies and the United States. The Museum's growing American Exhibits currently comprise an Eastern Woodland Indian exhibit, a 1740s American Settlement, an 1820s American Farm, an 1850s American Farm, and an Early American Schoolhouse. [1]

References

  1. ^ Exhibits:
    Austin, Alana (Mar 28, 2014). "Frontier Culture Museum Exhibit Plants Riesling Grapes". NBC29.
    Borns, Patricia (Nov 4, 2014). "Fire claims huts at Frontier Culture Museum". USA Today. Staunton News Leader.
    Calello, Monique (June 3, 2015). "New exhibit opens at Frontier Culture Museum". USA Today. Staunton News Leader.
    Stuart, Bob (Apr 6, 2016). "Fire damages 1700s farm at Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton". Waynesboro News Virginian.

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