"An understanding of our history provides a context that informs not only our present but our future."
(Ray Ezell, Town of Orange Sesquicentennial Ceremony 2022)
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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. Members also receive special rates on book sales, copying fees, etc.