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Museums Aren’t Forever. The Jefferson Davis Presidential Home, Library and Museum – Revisited.

March 21, 2017

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“Museums are forever. At least that is what we’ve come to believe.” Thus began an interesting abstract by Steven Lubar, Lukas Rieppel, Ann Daly and Kathrinne Duffy entitled, Lost Museums, recently published on Museum History Journal’s Facebook page. (Yes, there IS more to Facebook than dog videos and pictures of cute kids.) The abstract points out […]

April, 2011 – Gordonsville, Virginia – The Exchange Hotel Civil War Museum

December 18, 2011

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The Exchange Hotel was built in 1859-60 as a railroad hotel serving the Virginia Central Railroad and the village of Gordonsville. It was turned into a Confederate receiving hospital during the Civil War, though some Federal troops were treated here as well. The building originally sat on 25 acres.  While in use as a hospital, […]