Eastern Shore of VA Historical Society at Ker Place



Preserve, Interpret, Educate....

Hours:
Tues - Sat 11am-3pm

Member of Trail Networks:
Virginia Oyster Trail

Virginia Oyster Trail Site Number: 145875

Professional Distinction: Demonstrations, Exhibition

About Eastern Shore of VA Historical Society at Ker Place:


The Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society at Ker Place is a non-profit cultural center located on the Eastern Shore. The Society resides in and maintains Ker Place, an 18th century Federal style mansion, not only as a museum and research facility, but as a venue for the community to enjoy. The museum represents the early 19th century lifestyle of the upperclass shoremen, and has rotating and permanent exhibits to include: the log canoe the Annie C., the life of General John Cropper, and his grandson, Governor Henry Wise, and a 19th century herb garden maintained by the Master Gardeners. The Society also holds a variety of events throughout the year including History Camps for students, Music on the Lawn, art shows and weekend festivals.



Contact:

Jenny Barker

Phone:
757-787-8012

Email:
events@shorehistory.org

Website:
http://www.shorehistory.org

Address:
69 Market St.
Onancock, VA 23417


Sponsors

Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Virginia’s River Realm
Virginia is for Lovers
Virginia Department of Agriculture
Take Home A Piece of Virginia
Virginia Oyster Country logo

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