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Louisa County Historical Society Museum

214 Fredricksburg Ave, Louisa, VA 23093


The Museum, known locally as the Sargeant-Petite house is home to the Louisa County Historical Society. Located by the Louisa Arts Center, the Museum is open Monday-Friday, from 10 AM-4 PM.

Chartered in 1966, the purpose of the Louisa County Historical Society is to promote the preservation of historical records and artifacts that speak to life in Louisa County during the past and present and to make these collections available to the public.

We invite anyone with access to old family records, Bibles, letters, diaries, etc. with information on Louisa County citizens and happenings to please share them with the Society for our archives. 

The Sargeant Museum of Louisa County History tells the history of Louisa County through six permanent displays. Together, they introduce visitors to Louisa County and its place in American history. The Museum’s permanent exhibits include Native People of Louisa, The American Revolution, The Civil War, Education
Transportation, and Government. The Sargeant Museum also showcases temporary exhibits that highlight historically significant time periods, places, people, and items from our collections.




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