The Middlesex County Museum and Historical Society sponsored a zoom presentation on Sunday afternoon, April 24 at 4PM by Professor Julia Ann King. Professor King discussed “Mapping the Rappahannock Indigenous Cultural Landscape.” Her surveys of indigenous people in Rappahannock, Essex, King George, Westmoreland, Richmond and
Middlesex in the 1600sThe Saluda Cultural and Historic District will be celebrated in a series of displays as part of anexhibition opening in March in the Visitor Center of the Museum. A Timeline, divided intocenturies, will overview different central themes taking place in Middlesex. A
Written by Joyce Milby (Green) Reisinger, this book is a reminiscence of her 1940s childhood spent in Saluda. The book is laid out as if one is on a walk through the village. She shares stories of the families that reside in the homes of
February 24, 1650 was a prestigious day in Middlesex history for it was the birth of the first
from-here. Little Richard Parrott, Jr. let out his first cry on the banks of Parrott Creek just off of
the juncture with the Rappahannock River near the northern end of our county lines.
His father, Richard Perrott Sr. born 10 Feb 1621 in Potton, Bedfordshire England arrived in York
Co. Va. in 1647. The name is found spelled Perrott, Parat, Parrett, and Perrott. He was a land
surveyor and worked in 1648-1657 for Captain W. Brocas Esq. to survey property in the
expanding York County.