Farnham Church

231 N. Farnham Church Rd.

Farnham

This one-story, cruciform shaped brick Colonial era church was erected in 1737.The church still has silver given by Queen Anne in the early 1700s. During the Skirmish at Farnham Church in the War of 1812, bullet holes were left in the walls. The church was used by Union soldiers as a stable in the Civil War.

Menokin

4037 Menokin Rd.

Warsaw 333-1776

Menokin was built c. 1769. It was the home of the Declaration of Independence signer Francis Lightfoot Lee. A partial ruin, the house provides a unique opportunity to see “behind the walls” of an 18th century mansion.

The King Conservation and Visitors Center provides information on the history of the property and the architectural conservation work in progress.

Hike trails to Cat Point Creek through the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

Open Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat. during May-Sept. noon-4p.m.

Richmond County Museum

5874 East Richmond Rd.

Warsaw 333-3607

The museum, which tells the story of Richmond County from prehistoric times to the present, is located in the county’s old jail, built in 1872. It includes three galleries, exhibit rooms and an office. The jail’s hanging chamber is also on the second floor.

On permanent display is a scale model of the historic 1748 Richmond County Courthouse, the third oldest courthouse in Virginia, a collection of Forrest Patton photography and an old fashioned country store.

Open Wed.–Sat. 11 a.m.–3 p.m.