Botetourt County Historical Society & Museum
Providing education to the public through exhibitions, publications, programs and activities, and preserving photographs, family journals, records and artifacts.
Bedford Museum & Genealogical Society
The Museum showcases Bedford’s history, including early Native American life through the War Between the States, and further into the Twentieth Century. The Mission of the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library is to develop and maintain files for genealogical and historical research as well as collecting, preserving, and interpreting objects of historical significance to the Town of Bedford and Bedford County, Virginia. Obituaries available from the early 1900’s through 2012, Cemetery index with maps, Smith Mountain Lake Cemetery Records, Over 250 Surname books: over 40 Leftwich books and 19 Overstreet books, 20 drawers of surname files, Phone books dating back to the 1930’s, Over 200 war books, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish – American War, World War I, World War II, Over 75 books on the Korean War, The Vietnam War, Books on wars including World War II and special files on the Bedford Boys, Biographies on famous figures including Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jefferson, House files on prominent homes in the Bedford area. We also have files on churches and business from around the area, Collections of church and bible records, Over 300 books on surrounding counties from Albemarle to York county, The Tinsley Collection: Robert Tinsley’s research on Taylor’s Mountain.
Fairfax Genealogical Society
The Society provides education and training for family history researchers in the Fairfax County, Virginia, area. Although based in Fairfax, many of our members are not native to the area and so our research endeavors are not restricted to local genealogy.
- Cemetery Records
- Census Records
- Colonial Records
- Court Minutes
- Death Records
- Land Tax Records
- Marriage Records
- Property Tax Records
- Florence L. Page Memorial Library of Local History & Genealogy
- Hanover County History
- Hanover County Historic Places
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
The Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society is a non-profit organization of individuals interested in the preservation and expansion of knowledge about the historical and cultural heritage of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, with geographical focus on the City of Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia.