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The Fluvanna Historical Society Regrets that we will not be hosting a Christmas Celebration in the Village of Palmyra in 2016. We wish all of our friends and supporters a happy holiday season, filled with joy and peace.




Mark Your Calendars - Old Farm Day is Saturday, May 6, 2016! See you there!




Our latest arrival!

The Artist at Melrose

The Society's newest publication, The Artist at Melrose, is now available for purchase. Honoring the late Ellen Miygawa's talent as an artist, the volume includes Ellen's black and white sketches of homes and buildings in Fluvanna, as well as a stunning color section of her paintings. Edited by Judith Mickelson and David Bearr, this book was made possible by a generous grant from Robert Miyagawa. Press Release, In The News. Please click here to order.


The Old Stone Jail Museum and the Holland Page Place are closed for regular tours. We welcome visitors and groups to our museums by appointment throughout the year. Please contact Judith Mickelson at 434.589.7910 for a specially-arranged date to tour the museums.

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Fluvanna History # 88, "A Trio of Commemorations, 50th Anniversary Fluvanna Historical Society - Sesquicentennials , American Civil War and The Emancipation Proclamation" , Edited by David W.C. Bearr, 2014 now available. Articles by Marvin Moss, David W.C. Bearr, Minnie Lee McGehee, and, Tammy Purcell. Extra copies area available for purchase.

The Fluvanna County Historical Society, with over 500 members, is a non-profit community organization whose mission is to preserve Fluvanna County’s heritage. The Society is organized exclusively for historical, educational and preservation purposes. The Society owns and operates a research center at Maggie’s House, its headquarters in the center of Palmyra. We encourage all citizens with an interest in Fluvanna County’s rich history to join the Society and to participate in our many cultural and civic programs. This site provides all the information you will need about the Society, its Museums and Archives and its programs.


Please remember the Fluvanna Historical Society in your estate planning and year-end donations. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and your charitable donation is tax-deductible. We are grateful for any financial contributions you make, large or small. No gift is too small and always appreciated.

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