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Historic Crab Orchard Museum & Pioneer Park

Crab Orchard Museum Permanent Gallery Exhibits, Pt. 2

Learn about the history of Southwest Virginia from the Civil War through the early 20th century.

  • 1.

    Coal Mining & Industrialization

    Coal Mining & Industrialization

    The 1880s saw the beginning of coal mining and industrial advancements in Tazewell County.

  • 2.

    Birth of a County

    Birth of a County

    The formation of Tazewell County, Virginia.

  • 3.

    Decorative Arts

    Decorative Arts

    Our newest gallery looks at the decorative arts in Southwest Virginia and the surrounding region.

  • 4.

    Textiles

    Textiles

    Home woven and mill woven coverlets in a variety of patterns.

  • 5.

    Civil War

    Civil War

    The Civil War impacted Southwest Virginia and created a lasting legacy in the mountains.

  • 6.

    Farm, Home, Craftsmen

    Farm, Home, Craftsmen

    Early settlers learned how to thrive on the frontier by making do or doing without.

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