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

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


Historic Dumfries Virginia, Inc./Weems Botts Museum Annual Membership Meeting has been postponed to July 14, 2017.


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 at 5:00pm on the first Thursday of each month at the Museum Annex.

 Executive Director: Joann Barron

Assistant Director: Erica Bridges