Yesteryear in Waynesboro, VA

April 04, 2022
Trip Ideas

Step back in time and head to Waynesboro, Virginia to satisfy your inner history buff! 

Start your trip with your prearranged tour of Fishburne Military School, the oldest military secondary school in Virginia. Following your tour, head to Wayne Avenue and explore the Waynesboro Heritage Museum. This museum details the history of the City from its beginnings, significant railroad history, memorable business and industries, banks, and schools. The media room offers continuous screenings, and don’t forget to browse the gift shop.

Are you getting hungry? Satisfy your cravings at Farmhaus Coffee Co. with one of their quality “bevvies” and some goat cheese or avocado toast. After refueling, explore the unique shops in our historic downtown district. Finish out the day with a performance at the Wayne Theatre, a recently restored Vaudeville-era theater that now hosts world-class performances. They also have an exhibit gallery with rotating 

Visit the Plumb House Museum (advance arrangements should be made at the Waynesboro Heritage Museum), the oldest frame structure in Waynesboro, which survived the Civil War battle fought just behind it, and the Waynesboro's Black History Museum at Rosenwald (call ahead to schedule a tour). Complete your self-guided architectural tours, and treat yourself to coffee and a panini from the French Press.  


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