Mark your Calendar for Heritage Day, Saturday, April 28 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Welcome to The Louisa County Historical Society

Bringing Louisa County History to Life! 

Louisa County Historical Society seeks Executive Director

The society seeks an energetic and experienced leader/manager who possesses strong communication and analytical skills.

Executive Director Job Description (pdf)

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The Sargeant Museum and Heritage Farm

Special Projects

We are a community-based organization focused on preserving, protecting and promoting Louisa History in new ways. 

Educational Programs and Events

Digital Tour and Maps

Museums and Exhibits

Town and County History

The County of Louisa was formed from Hanover County in 1742 and named for Princess Louisa, daughter of English King George II and Queen Caroline.   

Upcoming Events

Join  us for our 5th Annual Heritage Day Festival!   

Our Diverse Past

Native People

 long before the arrival of European explorers, virtually the entire North American Continent was home to thousands of native tribes living in thousands of villages and towns from coast to coast.  

Will the Stones Whisper their Names?

Historical Society staff, volunteers and community members have recorded over 200 African American burial sites across Louisa County.  Many of these sites contain the remains of people who died enslaved.  Follow the link below to see the map where some of these sites have been located. 

If It Takes 100 Years

Follow our interactive timeline to explore the journey of women and African Americans toward equal rights in Louisa County from 1865-1965.  Learn about the struggles, those who led the way, and the experience of all along the path.

Blogging About History

One of the ways we  Preserve, Protect and Promote Louisa County History is by sharing the rich stories that we have discovered in our archives and through interviews with residents. 

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