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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

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Be sure to stop by the Museum for some goodies, a beverage and to peruse our fully stocked Rappahannock Gift Shop tonight from 5-7 pm at the Museum! The Tappahannock Art Gallery across the street will also be open as well! ... See MoreSee Less
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Special thanks to our volunteer Docents, Meredith and Sandy for decorating our tree this morning. We are getting ready for our Holiday Open House and Gift Shop Christmas Market this Friday, Dec 3 from 5-7. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less
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The Museum and our Rappahannock Gift Shop will be open this Friday, Dec 3rd from 5-7 for holiday shopping and light refreshments. Be sure to stop by and say hello and check out the wonderful selection of gifts we have in stock including the 2021 White House Christmas ornament. The Tappahannock Art Gallery will be open from 5-7 pm across the street as well. Hope to see you at the Museum! ... See MoreSee Less
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