Historic Courthouse Opens
Friday, June 20 saw the culmination of many months of hard work with a grand opening and ribbon cutting held at the Historic Courthouse in Woodstock in front of an appreciative crowd. The program included remarks made by County Administrator Mary Beth Price, SCHS President Barbara Adamson, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Judge William H. Logan, Attorney William Allen, speaking for Circuit Court Judge Dennis Hupp who was out of town, and Board of Supervisors Chairman David Ferguson.
Historic County Courthouse Volunteer Opportunity
Now that rehabilitation of the Historic 1795 Shenandoah County Courthouse is complete, this historic landmark is now open to the public three days a week, Thursdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to the historic courtroom museum, there is also a Visitor Information Center with tourist brochures available from all over the County. Shenandoah County Historical Society volunteers staff the Visitor Center & Museum, which is managed jointly by the County Tourism office. An impressive inventory of local history books from the Historical Society is also available for purchase. Other parts of the Courthouse complex are managed by the County Parks & Recreation Dept.
Join the Volunteer Corp! Call 540-459-1795.
Click here for Volunteer Information.
Click here for Courthouse Volunteer Q/A form.
Click here to view and print the Volunteer Application form.
Saturday, Sept. 27th - Stories in Stone Cemetery Tour in Berkley County, W. Va.
Smoketown Cemetery. Sponsored by the Berkley County Historical Society. Rain Date: Oct. 4. Unique, unusual and rarely-mentioned cemetery history and anecdotes. Time to be determined. Visit www.BCHS.org for details and tickets, or call 304-267-4713.
September 25th at 7:30 p.m. - Historical lecture in New Market, Va.
New Market Community Center (old New Market School). New Market Remembered, presented by members of the New Market Historical Society. Pam Brumback, Janet Dellinger, Blair Dellinger and Allen Johnson will share memories of growing up and living in New Market: Stories of the different businesses, things you could do in town on a Saturday night, stories of local citizens and the folks they remember that made the Queen of Caves town a great place to work, live, and play.