March 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021: Open to the public from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday, except holidays.

The Society will be open Monday - Friday, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., except holidays.

In accordance with our Governor’s directive, and in order to keep our guests and our staff safe, our visitors who are unvaccinated or not fully-vaccinated are strongly encouraged to wear masks. Following CDC guidelines, fully-vaccinated individuals do not have to wear masks while visiting.  In addition, we are applying a variety of sanitary procedures. Please see the COVID-19 tab for detailed information on our procedures and protocols.  

​​In-person programs will resume upon further notice.

Please see our History-to-Go tab above for the newest video programs and details. However, if you don't want to wait, here is the link to our channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQvPfUSloS7GZW4Pce17XQ).  

Location:  We are located at 130 Caroline Street in Orange, Virginia.

​Email:  info@orangecovahist.org




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The Orange County Historical Society, Inc. is a research, archival, and educational organization dedicated to the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of the history of Orange County, Virginia, of its people, and the surrounding area.  The Society's reference library contains over 2,000 volumes, and there are over 1,300 files with information on families, historic buildings, events and sites, plus a map and photograph collection.

In addition to its newsletter, the Society publishes books and pamphlets.  Regular membership meetings include presentations on subjects of interest to the membership and are generally held on the last Monday of each month (excluding February and December).  Members also receive special rates on book sales, copying fees, etc. To become a member please go to the ABOUT US page on this site.

Our Shopping Cart is active!  You can purchase books and other publication from the Orange County Historical Society's website.  Just click on the BOOKS page and when you see something you would like more information about, click on the picture of the publication.  That will take you directly to our shopping cart service.