Early Rural Life

Rural Life Exhibits

The Rural Heritage Museum One features exhibits depicting early rural life in Washington County, MD prior to 1940.

Exhibits in this building range from an authentic country store (from the Washington County Historical Society), to four rooms furnished in the manner of a Victorian era farmhouse. Also featured is an extensive display of antique clothing and attire. Take a glimpse into a one-room schoolhouse or reminisce at the children’s toy collection. Textiles are displayed in this building, along with the steps of processing them. You will also see exhibits of a communications, and mourning.

Quick Contact

Closed until Spring Open House in April

Agricultural Education Center
Phone:  240-420-1714
Email Erin Overdorff
Office Hours:  Mon-Fri, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm