Our upcoming link(s) to the Dinosaur's of Culpeper County!' General Robert E. Lee - Headquartered in Culpeper several times during the Civil War Clara Barton - Famous nurse and founder of the Red Cross performed her first field duty in Culpeper at the Battle of Cedar Mountain Patrick Henry - Argued cases concerning religious freedom in Culpeper, Va. Courthouse A.P. Hill - Born in Culpeper, Va. and lived in what is now called the A.P. Hill Building on the corner of Main & Davis St. / a celebrated Civil War hero Daniel Boone - Lived in Stevensburg, VA for 3 years during the 1750's Walt Whitman - Famous American poet, also served as a nurse in Culpeper, Va. during the Civil War Ulysses S. Grant - Commander of the Union Army and later President of the US, resided in the Town of Culpeper for several months during the winter and spring of 1864 Lafayette - Marched through Culpeper, Va.during the Revolutionary War and returned in the early 1800's to be wined & dined at Greenwood George Washington - Employed by Culpeper County 1749-1751 as the official surveyor in Va.



Friends of the Museum

Being a "Friend" of Museum of Culpeper History offers a range of benefits from early notifications of the Museum's exciting events, to quarterly newsletters and 10% discounts at the Gift Shop upon request. We need your support to help educate everyone about Culpeper's vibrant and varied history! You can become a "Friend" starting at $50/year, and all gifts are tax-deductible. Fill out the Membership Application Form now and join The Friends of the Museum of Culpeper History.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a history mystery lover or just like to be around people? The Museum of Culpeper History is a great place for you! Located at the train depot at 113 S. Commerce Street, Culpeper VA, The Museum of Culpeper History shares the history of Culpeper from the Dinosaurs of the Triassic period to the present day. Take this opportunity to join the Museum Volunteer Staff as a Museum Host, Office Associate, Special Event Assistant, or Interpreter/Guide. Weekends at the museum are busy and exciting and, as you might imagine, Museum Hosts are especially needed.

Fill out the volunteer application form (PDF-file) now and join our Volunteer Staff!


You can also support the Museum of Culpeper History with monetary contributions or in-kind donations like goods or services. The Museum is a non-profit 501(C)(3) and all gifts are tax-deductible.

You can use our gift form (PDF-file) to submit your donations to us or donate online through Network for Good.

All the attached forms are in PDF format to open/read with Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free software tool from Adobe. Click on the logo to download it to your computer.

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