145 East Main Street
Wytheville, VA 24382
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The Museum, located in the same building as her birthplace and childhood home, tells the story of the remarkable life of Edith Bolling Wilson, First Lady and wife of President Woodrow Wilson. As a modern woman, Mrs. Wilson is a role model and inspiration for generations to come.
The Museum offers Hard Hat Tours of the Bolling home so that visitors may see the raw building history and witness the transformation of the site as the Museum begins its journey into the renovation process. Hard Hat Tours are offered every Friday at 2:00 p.m., Saturday at 10:30 a.m., and by appointment.
The Museum collection includes exhibits depicting: the Bolling Family Tree connecting her to Pocahontas; Bolling, Galt and Wilson heirlooms from her Wytheville home to her life in Washington DC; and her romance with Woodrow Wilson. Also in our treasured collection: Mrs. Wilson's personal First Lady's franking stamp, the original bible at her wedding to Woodrow Wilson, letters and un-published photographs of her childhood home and the original Bolling Family cradle.
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