"To foster and promote appreciation of the historic heritage of Dumfries, Virginia."

Historic Dumfries, Inc. and the Weems-Botts Museum are temporarily closed until May 01, 2017 as the museum undergoes an operational review.


Historic Dumfries Virginia, is a private, 501 (c) (3) non-profit, membership organization, tasked with operating the Weems-Botts Museum, organizing history-related annual events, hosting guest speakers, managing a historical archives & library, and publishing a bi-monthly newsletter.


President: Jeremiah Burns
Vice President: Jim Vincent
Treasurer: David Penman (Acting)
Secretary: Norma Fields
Board Members at-large: Kay Pietrewicz,
Jim Stacy, Bret Coulson, Ken White
Ex Officio: Jerry Foreman, Mayor of Dumfries


Board Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

 Executive Director: Joann Barron

Assistant Director: Erica Bridges