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Essex and its county seat, Tappahannock, lie on the beautiful Rappahannock River in Virginia’s Middle Peninsula. 
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Board of Directors & Staff

A list of the current Board of Directors and staff.
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We are now open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10 am to 3 pm and have enjoyed seeing visitors in the Museum again! Be sure to stop by and see our new St. Margaret's Centennial exhibit and check out some new items in the Rappahannock Gift Shop including the new book, A Virginia Village, by Sally Fairfax (Chinn) Reisinger! ... See MoreSee Less
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Thanks to our "Arbor Team", Dorothy Miller, Robert LaFollette and David Henderson, for planting oak and dogwood trees in the new Max Silver Memorial Courtyard next to the museum last week! Now that the site is prepped and the larger trees have been put in, we are ready to start the construction phase of this lovely new outdoor space. Want to know more about how you can get involved? (purchase a memorial brick, sponsor one of our hardscape features and/or volunteer), contact us at info@ecmhs.org! ... See MoreSee Less
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