Vinton History Museum
The Vinton History Museum is dedicated towards preserving the history of the Town of Vinton, Virginia and the surrounding communities in the Roanoke Valley. Housed in the Upson Home, it is operated by the Vinton Historical Society. The museum contains thousands of items dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries. These include period clothing, indian arrowheads, photographs, and china. The museum also contains memorabilia from the towns high school, William Byrd High School. Most of the items in the museum were donated by residents.
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