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RECREATION & PARKS

Clarke-Palmore House Museum

904 McCoul Street | Henrico, VA   23231 | Phone: (804) 652-3406

Description

The Clarke-Palmore House Museum is located high atop historic Marion Hill in Henrico County. The Museum interprets the story of the Palmore family who lived on a small farm in 1930. Like other farm families living through the Great Depression, the Palmore family struggled to make a living during tough economic times. The museum is open for special programs, events, and by appointment.

History

Built in stages beginning in 1819, John Clarke purchased the property in 1855 and added the second story. His daughter Estelle and her husband John Palmore added the clapboard section in 1910. In 1999, Vera Morton, daughter of John and Estelle Palmore, donated the house and 12 acres to the County. National Register Historic Site.

Hours of Operation

Open by appointment only. Please call (804) 652-3409 to schedule an appointment.

Amenities

Picnic Area

Special Features

Historic Site

Map

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