Saluda Historic District

After Middlesex County voters approved a referendum in 1849 to move the county seat from Urbanna to a more central location, Saluda was established in 1851, and in 1852 the […]

F.D. Crockett (log deck boat)

The F.D. Crockett is a Poquoson-style log-hulled deck boat consisting of nine logs. It was constructed in 1924 and is one of only two large log deck boats still in […]


Erected in a symmetrical late Federal style, Prospect probably was built in stages between 1820 and 1850. The main building is a three-story, weatherboarded, gable-roofed dwelling with two 38-foot-high chimneys […]


Sandwich may be one of the oldest buildings in Middlesex County’s Urbanna Historic District. Built in the second half of the 18th century, the brick house sits on a bluff […]

Wormeley Cottage

The Wormeley Cottage is the simplest of the few early houses remaining in the once bustling colonial port of Urbanna. It stands on a lot originally owned by the Wormeley […]

Old Middlesex County Courthouse

Although much altered from its original and probably very simple appearance, the former courthouse of Middlesex County is one of Virginia’s rare colonial court structures. A courthouse was ordered for […]

James Mills Storehouse

Dating from the mid-1760s, this simple storehouse, built for the factor James Mills, is a rare example of a colonial commercial structure run by a resident factor of a British […]


One of Virginia’s most historic estates, Rosegill, located near Urbanna in Middlesex County, was established in 1649 by Ralph Wormeley I. Sir Henry Chicheley, deputy governor of the colony, married […]

Urbanna Historic District

This colonial port town of Urbanna, in Middlesex County, was established in 1680 and gently evolved over the succeeding three centuries. Located on the west bank of Urbanna Creek at […]


Wilton, in Middlesex County, was completed in 1763 by Col. William Churchill, clerk of the county court for nearly three decades. This finely crafted structure is one of Tidewater Virginia’s […]