Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit at Historic Courthouse Visitor Center

The Captain Jack Adams Camp #1951 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans has set up a very interesting exhibit in the Visitor Center of the Historic 1795 Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock, VA.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit

The display will be on view until the end of October, 2018. As part of the exhibit, there is a selection of photos along the wall that showcase, in pictures, the many activities and areas of community service the Chapter has participated in over the years. It is also interesting to read the names of the many famous people who are descendants of Confederate Veterans.

The Visitor Center, located at 102 N. Main Street, in Woodstock, is open from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Thursday, Friday and Saturday and it is staffed by members of the Shenandoah County Historical Society. The SCHS bookstore is located in the Visitor Center, along with all of the free County Tourism materials available for visitors.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit


 

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit at Historic Courthouse Visitor Center

The Captain Jack Adams Camp #1951 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans has set up a very interesting exhibit in the Visitor Center of the Historic 1795 Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock, VA.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit

The display will be on view until the end of October, 2018. As part of the exhibit, there is a selection of photos along the wall that showcase, in pictures, the many activities and areas of community service the Chapter has participated in over the years. It is also interesting to read the names of the many famous people who are descendants of Confederate Veterans.

The Visitor Center, located at 102 N. Main Street, in Woodstock, is open from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Thursday, Friday and Saturday and it is staffed by members of the Shenandoah County Historical Society. The SCHS bookstore is located in the Visitor Center, along with all of the free County Tourism materials available for visitors.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit


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•   Foster a spirit of cooperation between existing organizations, writers, historians, genealogists, collectors, preservationists, and other members of the Shenandoah County community.

•   Aid in the collection and creation of materials and publications about the history of Shenandoah County and ensure that they are preserved and made available to the community.

•   Support efforts by citizens, organizations and government to preserve historic buildings and sites.

•   Share history through programs and exhibits.



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The Shenandoah County Historical Society was founded in 1985 and is established as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. It is completely volunteer driven. The Society is sustained by memberships, donations, grants and profits from book sales. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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The 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock Va. is the oldest working courthouse west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The earliest section now functions as a museum and also houses a visitor center. 4 3/8 x 5 1/2

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Bust of Revolutionary War Patriot, John Peter Muhlenberg, "Clergyman, Statesman, Soldier," commissioned by Narrow Passage Chapter, DAR, and sculpted by Caroline Muhlenberg Hufford Anderson. Dedicated in 1988, it stands in front of the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock, Va. 4 3/8 x 5 1/2.

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Sunday, October 21st from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM: Battle of Cedar Creek Commemoration in Middletown VA
Belle Grove plantation will host educational and commemoration events for the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek. The Manor House will be open for touring and and there will be living historians throughout the building discussing civilian life during the Civil War.  There will also be an exhibit of weapons and replica flags, demonstrations by the 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Civil War era music and at 2:00 PM a glimpse into the life of an enslaved cook. At 2:30, there will be an update on current archaelogical investigations on the site.  Admission is $5 for those 13 and over.  Belle Grove and Nationl Turst Historic Preservation members are free.  Info: 540-869-2028 or www.bellegrove.org.

Thursday, October 25th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Broken Bones and Rotten Teeth in 18th century America discussed in Millwood, VA
Broken Bones and Rotten Teeth in 18th century America is the subject of an evening event at the Burwell-Morgan Mill in Millwood, VA, sponsored by the Clarke County Historical Association.  In time for Halloween, historian Donald Post brings his collection of 18th century surgical tools to discuss the often gory details of surgery in Colonial America.  How the colonial doctors treated battle wounds, bad teeth, amputations, illnesses and more will be covered.  Tickets are $10 for CCHA members and $15 for non-members.  Info:  540-955-2600

Saturday, October 27th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM: Christmas in October in Fort Valley, VA
The Fort Valley Museum, located at Fort Valley Road and Dry Run Road, in Fort Valley, VA, will hold their annual "Christmas In October" Craft Fair and Bake Sale.  Crafters will be inside Trinity Church or immediately outside and both the Trinity and Old Brick Churches will be decorated for the holidays.  Free apple cider and ginger cookies available.  See the exhibits and shop early for unique handmade Christmas gifts.  In addition, the 9th edition of the Museum's annual pewter ornament will be available for purchase.  Info:  www.fortvalleymuseum.org

Upcoming events...

Sunday, October 21st from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM: Battle of Cedar Creek Commemoration in Middletown VA
Belle Grove plantation will host educational and commemoration events for the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek. The Manor House will be open for touring and and there will be living historians throughout the building discussing civilian life during the Civil War.  There will also be an exhibit of weapons and replica flags, demonstrations by the 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry, Civil War era music and at 2:00 PM a glimpse into the life of an enslaved cook. At 2:30, there will be an update on current archaelogical investigations on the site.  Admission is $5 for those 13 and over.  Belle Grove and Nationl Turst Historic Preservation members are free.  Info: 540-869-2028 or www.bellegrove.org.

Thursday, October 25th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Broken Bones and Rotten Teeth in 18th century America discussed in Millwood, VA
Broken Bones and Rotten Teeth in 18th century America is the subject of an evening event at the Burwell-Morgan Mill in Millwood, VA, sponsored by the Clarke County Historical Association.  In time for Halloween, historian Donald Post brings his collection of 18th century surgical tools to discuss the often gory details of surgery in Colonial America.  How the colonial doctors treated battle wounds, bad teeth, amputations, illnesses and more will be covered.  Tickets are $10 for CCHA members and $15 for non-members.  Info:  540-955-2600

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  • Post Card   •   A statue of Rev. Peter Muhlenberg, noted for his famous call to arms during the Revolutionary War, who later became a general under George Washington's command. Sculpture is by Gary Casteel and was installed in front of the Historic 1795 Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock Va., in 2008. 4 3/8 x 5 1/2.  Postcard  •   Item #110  •   Price: $1   Members: $1
  • Post Card   •   An early photo of the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock Va. that shows the original building with two later additions, at the beginning of the 20th century. 4 3/8 x 5 1/2.  Postcard  •   Item #108  •   Price: $1   Members: $1
  • Post Card   •   The 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock Va. is the oldest working courthouse west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The earliest section now functions as a museum and also houses a visitor center. 4 3/8 x 5 1/2  Postcard  •   Item #108  •   Price: $1   Members: $1
  • Post Card   •   Postcard picturing the weather vane, crafted by a local artisan, that is mounted atop the cupola on the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock Va. 4 5/8 x 6 1/8.  Postcard  •   Item #102  •   Price: $1   Members: $1
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    Post Card   •   An early photo of the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock Va. that shows the original building with two later additions, at the beginning of the 20th century. 4 3/8 x 5 1/2.  Postcard  •   Item #108  •   Price: $1   Members: $1
    Post Card   •   Bust of Revolutionary War Patriot, John Peter Muhlenberg, "Clergyman, Statesman, Soldier," commissioned by Narrow Passage Chapter, DAR, and sculpted by Caroline Muhlenberg Hufford Anderson. Dedicated in 1988, it stands in front of the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock, Va. 4 3/8 x 5 1/2.  Postcard  •   Item #107  •   Price: $1   Members: $1

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