The Full Wiki

More info on Reedville Fisherman's Museum

Reedville Fisherman's Museum: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Reedville Fisherman's Museum is located in the unincorporated town of Reedville along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Northumberland County, Virginia.

Reedville has a long heritage in the Atlantic menhaden fishing industry, and the museum dedicates itself to preserving the watermen's heritage and that of Reedville.

The museum has restored some of the oldest homes on the community's "Millionaire's Row", where wealthy factory owners and fishing boat captain once lived. The mansions are now on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum also has two vessels, the skipjack Claud W. Somers and the deck boat Elva C. which were entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.

Open for tours, the museum also has historical information about the menhaden fishing industry and the history of Reedville.

External links


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address