New London Museum

Preserving the history of New London, Virginia

Window at Sandusky House

Further Interest

Sources for further research

Colonial Williamsburg Website Provides a deeper look into Colonial culture and life similar to what might have been experienced at Mead’s Tavern. It provides several online exhibits and collections as well as articles and opportunities for further research.

Daily Life of the American Colonies A page providing a more detailed description of Colonial life.

Revolutionary Taverns An American Antiquarian Society article further describing the important role tavern’s played during the American Revolution.

Bedford Museum Bedford County’s museum which houses resources relating to the history of New London before 1781 when the area was divided into Bedford and Campbell counties.

Jones Memorial Library Provides a source for further research on Campbell County and New London after 1781.

 

Nearby historical sites

Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Thomas Jefferson’s personal retreat a few miles from Mead’s Tavern.

Avoca Museums & Historical Society The ancestral home site of Revolutionary War patriot Charles Lynch, located in Altavista, VA.

Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial The last home owned by Revolutionary War patriot Patrick Henry located in Brookneal, VA.

 

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