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About Us

Officers and Directors


Chris Peterson, President

Thomas P. Myers, Vice President

David Holtzman, Secretary

Joyce Moore, Treasurer

Jim Marstall

Gloria Gilmore

John Jerl Purcell

Maren Smith

Linda Austin

Breese Brockman


Karleen Kovalcik, Executive Director 

Joyce Moore, Bookkeeper

Join Us!

Volunteers helping with fundraising events

Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of our generous supporters like you to help us provide educational programs and services for our community. We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. Ways you can help range from staffing our museum, administrative assistance, educational  programs, research and financial suppport. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. 

Our Mission


Chartered in 1966, the purpose of the Louisa County Historical Society is to promote the preservation of historical records, collect existing materials, writings and artifacts of life in Louisa County 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 with the Society for our archives. 

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you!

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Louisa County Historical Society

214 Fredericksburg Avenue, Louisa, VA, USA

(540) 967-5975


Open today

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Some weekend hours during special programs as indicated on our calendar. 

Please call to verify we are open on holidays.