Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
See history unfold in the
house General Sherman headquartered
overnight. This historical c. 1852 house features period furniture and houses prominent collections of the past and present life of Washington County. Artifacts, memorabilia and Civil War
Relics can be seen. An unforgettable display of Early
Washington County Pottery is the latest addition to the museum.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
Explore a Victorian Era conjoined jail and sheriffs' home, one of a few known to exist today. Tour the old jail cells, original locking mechanism and graffiti left behind by prisoners. The old gallows yard is adjacent to the jail. The Genealogy Research Center can be found in the home portion. A library filled with historical books on Washington County
and adjacent counties and states is available for researchers.