Clarke-Palmore House Museum

904 McCoul Street | Henrico, VA   23231 | (804) 652-3411

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.

Hours of Operation

Open by appointment only. Please call (804) 652-3411 to schedule an appointment.

Historic Site Historic Site
Picnic Area Picnic Area

View the Recreation programs held at Clarke-Palmore House Museum.

To view a complete list of Recreation programs and register online, visit HCRP Connect.
Registration is required in advance for all programs with a fee.

Helpful Links

Park Map
Historic Preservation


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.

Special Features

Historic Site

Mar 23

Time Travelers Weekend

March 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mar 24

Time Travelers Weekend

March 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Photo Gallery