24550 Historical Society

Find 24550 historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.

Avoca Museums & Historical Society 1514 Main Street Altavista VA 24517 7.7 miles from 24550 434-369-1076

Mount Athos Regional Museum & Historical Society 1442 Riverview Road Madison Heights VA 24572 15.1 miles from 24550 804-846-7443

Appomatox Historical Society 121 Harrell Street Appomattox VA 24522 24.3 miles from 24550 434-352-2338

Amherst County Historical Society 154 South Main Street Amherst VA 24521 26.2 miles from 24550 434-946-9068

Pittsylvania Historical Society 320 Whitehead Court Chatham VA 24531 30.2 miles from 24550 434-432-2790

Vinton Historical Society 210 East Jackson Avenue Vinton VA 24179 35.9 miles from 24550 540-342-8634

Norfolk & Western Historical Society 1047 Mattie Drive Roanoke VA 24012 36.3 miles from 24550 540-342-0575

Nelson City Historical Society 5365 Thomas Nelson Highway Arrington VA 22922 37.6 miles from 24550 434-263-8400

Catholic Historical Society 400 Campbell Avenue Southwest Roanoke VA 24016 38.7 miles from 24550 540-982-0152

Salem Virginia Historical Society 801 East Main Street Salem VA 24153 44.3 miles from 24550 540-387-3724

Danville Virginia Historical Society 975 Main Street Danville VA 24541 46.3 miles from 24550 434-770-1974

Craig County Historical Society Court Street New Castle VA 24127 50.8 miles from 24550 540-864-7023

C & O Historical Society 312 East Ridgeway Street Clifton Forge VA 24422 51.0 miles from 24550 540-862-2210

About Historical Societies

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.