Founded in 1976, the Isle of Wight County Museum tells the story of the county through its interactive exhibits including a turn-of-the-century country store as well as displays interpreting colonial history, the Smithfield ham industry, the Blackwater River, the Civil War and the Cold War. 

Its also the home of the World’s Oldest Edible Ham and the oldest peanut!

On this segment of Destination Virginia, take a tour of this wonderful hidden gem and learn about the “ham cam”!

This is one you won’t want to miss!

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