Frontier Culture Museum
1600’s English Farm
Whilst on holiday in the USA, a few years ago, George & Pat Ward visited the
Frontier Culture Museum near Staunton in the State of Virginia where they
were able to see the former Norchard Cottage, now renamed the 1600’s
English Farm in its new home.
Pat has said that the Americans were delighted to meet someone who had
come all the way from the UK, and in particular from the location where the
Cottage had originally stood. Pat says that she and George were made very
welcome, and they thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the Museum.
Sadly George passed away in 2019, but he was a long-standing member of
the History Society, and was keen to visit Norchard Cottage to see it in its new
With Pat's kind permission, some of their photos of the building and its interior
are reproduced for our website.
The Museum is home to buildings from several centuries and different
locations. The Ulster Farm, is another of the buildings, shown in one of the
photographs. But, of course, of special interest are the photos of Norchard