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Treasures from the VaultMHC Heritage Center and Museum 1 East Main Street, Martinsville
Treasures from the Vault
Local historian and collector, Dr. Mervyn King, will share highlights from his collections of historical memorabilia.
Admission is free.
Founders Day: TextilesMHC Heritage Center and Museum 1 East Main Street, Martinsville
Founders Day: Textiles
Join the Martinsville-Henry County Historical Society as we celebrate our textile heritage for Founders Day on Sunday, January 16, 2022, 3:00 P.M., at the Historic Henry County Courthouse. Will Pannill will serve as the distinguished speaker.
Navigation in the Age of SailMHC Heritage Center and Museum 1 East Main Street, Martinsville
Navigation in the Age of Sail
Tom Apple will be presenting an overview of the evolution of navigation technology with particular focus on the advances made in the 18th century. Methodologies and implements used will be discussed. Original and reproduction implements will be available for viewing.