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Hello, Members and friends of Campbell County Historical Society, 

We encourage you to consider volunteering with the museum.

 Meetings and Calendar Events

The Society meets the fourth Sunday of the months of January, April, July and October.

Notice pertaining to location and programs appear in the Newsletter, this webpage and in the local papers the week prior to the meeting date.

The January, July and October meetings are held at the Historic Courthouse (unless otherwise stated) in Rustburg at 2:30 p.m.

We have had a number of requests from out-of-the-area folks asking for names of certified genealogists. If you know of any in Central Virginia, please let Mary Gough know at or434 846-8975


 Calendar Events


The following is a list of some of our  planned activities:


April 23   Quarterly meeting of CCHS  Program TBA


April 30  3 pm   Zach Burnette and Bo Heatherly     Musicians in the Courtroom


June 25  2 pm   Tryouts for a play, "Short Circuit," based on actual court cases of Judges Burks and Johnston.  Courtroom.  We need actors!


July 2   2-6 pm  Independence Day Celebration  in the Historic Courthouse Museum and on the Courthouse Square  Country Band Competitions, Food and Craft Vendors, Children's Art Show, Live Demos in Museum


July 23   Quarterly meeting of CCHS.  Program TBA.


Oct 7    Heritage Festival at CC Pavilion near William Campbell High School (Note the change in date from Aug to Oct.)


Oct 22  2:30   Quarterly meeting   Ken Farmer, Antique Appraiser will give the program. Historic Courthouse Museum -Community  Room


Oct 28  2 pm  Children's Entertainment in Community Room    7 pm Ghost Stories in Courtroom


Dec 8  Christmas Program Bell choir in the courtroom, lighting of the tree on the courthouse porch, caroling at the Rustburg library and Santa at the  Rustburg library.


The Museum is open Monday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call (434) 455-6226, or visit,, the Museum’s Facebook page, or Twitter/LburgMuse.


·      Campbell Guards SCV the first Tuesday of every month at the Historic Courthouse in Rustburg at 7 pm. For more info call 821-4114.