From the Treetops to the River Shore, Discover History and Find Adventure in Prince George
From the Treetops to the River Shore, Experience History and Find Adventure in Prince George
Prince George County, Virginia is a mixing bowl of nationalities and cultures as well as a county that offers a variety of nature-inspired and manmade attractions.
The best place to learn about the rich history of the county and the region is the Prince George County Regional Heritage Center. The Center is home to many treasures representing the region’s history. Its newly opened Cultural Heritage Building includes a Czech-Slovak Heritage Gallery that celebrates the life of the Slavic communities that became an integral part of the area after the Civil War as well as many historic/genealogy records.
The new wing also exhibits other facets of the immigration story, including that of John Mazza, son of Italian immigrants who went on to become a military officer in the United States Army and a music teacher at the Prince George High School.
The newest addition to the Heritage Center will be the Volunteer Fire/EMS Museum, which is currently being updated from its days as the Historic Old Jail to be accessible and safe for visitors.
The Center also maintains an exhibition area on the first floor of the County Administration Building at 6602 Courts Drive in Prince George, which is fully accessible and welcomes visitors six days a wee, during business hours. The Center offers a wide range of subjects and SOL correlation for special tours or school classes.
Things to do in Prince George
Explore our enduring activities, history and culture – 400 years in the making!
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Attractions Provide Special Adventures
Attractions provide special adventures
When it comes to attractions in the area, Prince George has everything from tree topping adventures to military museums.