The Wilderness Road Regional Museum is located in historic Newbern, Virginia. Newbern, located in Pulaski County, had its official beginning March 3, 1810, when Adam Hance laid off 28 lots fronting on the original Wilderness Road. Because of its early significance, Newbern was placed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The museum specializes in artifacts circa 1810 to 1865. The complex is a large home and several restored outbuildings including 3 log buildings. Several sections of the main house are also log. The museum features letters, documents, paintings, furniture, photos, business records and objects relevant to the New River Valley and Southwest Virginia. The earliest documents of Pulaski County are stored here due to the proximity of the first county courthouse.