Things You Should Know About Herndon Depot Museum

The Herndon Depot Museum, also known as the Herndon Historical Society Museum, is located at 717 Lynn Street Herndon, VA. The Herndon Depot was built in 1857 for the Alexandria, Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad, and later served the Richmond and Danville Railroad, the Southern Railway, and the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, according to the National Register of Historic Places in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.
Herndon Depot Museum
Railroad memorabilia; information on Commander William Lewis Herndon, for whom the town was named; artifacts from the U.S.S Herndon destroyer from WWII; and artifacts from local residents, are on display at the Herndon Depot Museum. The train station served the dairy community until 1968. Herndon Depot Museum was once the site of a Civil War skirmish. The museum displays unusual historic items and maritime memorabilia in honor of the town's namesake, Commander William Lewis Herndon. The museum opens Sundays, except holidays, from noon to 3 pm. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Its site is marked as part of the Virginia Civil War Trails program.

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