Did you know that the World’s Oldest Ham resides in Smithfield, Virginia?

Meet Jennifer England, this famous ham’s caretaker August 2016 You can find this unusual artifact at the Isle of Wight County Museum, located at the corner of Main and Church Streets in downtown Smithfield. The museum is also home to the world’s oldest peanut, and it’s the responsibility of Jennifer England, director of the museum,…

Take the World’s Oldest Ham on Vacation with You!

During your summer travels, take Isle of Wight County Museum’s iconic image of P.D. Gwaltney, Jr. and his pet ham (the World’s Oldest Ham!) with you. Take a snap of a great vacation moment with the image and submit it to our Pan Ham Contest! All entrants will be entered into a random drawing for a prize. Post your…