Boonsborough Museum Of History

Boonsborough Museum Of History

The Boonsborough Museum of History houses a varied collection of historical objects spanning thousands of years.  Though the emphasis is on Americana, the collection includes such diverse objects as an Egyptian amulet from the 26th dynasty, a bouquet fashioned from human hair, sunken treasure from a Spanish galleon, and a flower plucked from the coffin of President Abraham Lincoln. 

The Museum’s extensive Civil War collection includes original correspondence from Clara Barton and William H. Seward, a sharpshooter’s rifle used at the Battle of Gettysburg, and a unique assortment of bullets carved by Civil War soldiers into objects of art.