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Combining two of Virginia's oldest weekly newspapers. Shenandoah Valley Est. 1806 - Woodstock Herald Est. 1817.
Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackon's unsuccessful attack on Union forces at Kernstown on March 23, 1862, alarmed Federal officials, who assigned additional troops to the Shenandoah Valley to guard against a Confederate assault on Washing…
In memory of General Robert E. Lee and in commemoration of General "Stonewall" Jackson's march with his 17,000 famous foot cavalry across Massannutten Mountain to the Battles of Front Royal and Winchester, May 21, 1862.
This tablet erected May …
On this site, May 18, 1864,
17 year old V.M.I. Cadet T.G. Jefferson,
great-nephew of the President,
died of the wound he received
fighting for the Confederacy
with the Corps of Cadets
during the Battle of New Market.
This area was a Native American hunting territory
before settlers of European descent arrived early in
the 18th century. Fertile land and powerful streams
supported an agricultural and milling economy. In
1826 the Virginia General Assembly est…
On May 22, 1865, former Confederate Captain George W. Summers, Sgt. Isaac Newton Koontz, Pvt. Jacob Daniel Koontz, and Pvt. Andrew Jackson Kite (all from the 7th Virginia Cavalry) set out from their Page County homes to obtain their paroles. Near …
This building was erected in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and forty-nine by the Brethren of the Church of God in Christ Jesus, organized November 2, 1878 at Dry Run Meeting House.
It was dedicated to God
by Elder G. E. Marsh
on July …
Has been designated a
Virginia Historic Landmark
And placed on the
Of Historic Places
Each CCC Camp had a blacksmith shop where they forged and repaired tools. Items such as fireplace tools, hinges or lantern poles were crafted for use in the camp. In 1940 the CCC printed an educational handbook called Blacksmithing. Unit No. Hand …
Born on this site, April 6, 1853, the son of John Gatewood, Publisher of the Shenandoah Herald, Charles
received his basic education in Woodstock and Harrisonburg, and was teaching school in Harrisonburg
when he received his appointment to the U…