News & Updates


Second Annual Fish Fry Fundraiser Event 2022

The Washington County Historical Society will hold its second annual Fish Fry Fundraising event on Friday, February 25 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm behind the Maritime Museum located at 206 W. Water Street.  Tickets will be sold in advance by calling the Port O’Plymouth museum at 793-1377 or stopping by the museum in person […]


Cushing’s Escape Paddle – October 22, 2016

  Join the Washington County Historical Society on October 22, 2016, for an exciting fall paddle that commemorates Lt. William Cushing’s successful raid on the CSS Albemarle (October 27 1864) and his subsequent escape in a wooden boat on Conaby Creek. In 1864, the CSS Albemarle, one of the Confederacy’s most successful ironclads of the […]


The Spruill Farm Fun Paddle

On October 24th, the Washington County Historical Society will host a paddling event called the “Spruill Farm Fun Paddle.”  The paddle will go from Mackey’s Marina to the Spruill Farm Conservation Project.  Once at Spruill Farm, paddlers will go on a guided tour of the farm.  However, if paddlers would like to spend additional time […]