2016 Preservation Awards Given
Jeanettte Ritenour, James and Margaret Trott: Book Award
Woodstock Museum Exhibit at Courthouse
The Woodstock Museum has created a new exhibit now on display in the Visitor Center of the 1795 Historic Courthouse Visitor Center and Museum at 103 N. Main Street in Woodstock, Va., that will be on view until the end of October.
July 30th at 2:00 PM: Civil War history program in Middletown, Va.
An Appalling Spectacle of Panic - The Collapse of the Army of the Shenandoah - will be the subject of the Battlefield Series Program conducted by the National Park Service at Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, 8437 Valley Pike. Info: 540-869-3051 or www.nps.gov/cebe
July 31st from 2:00 to 5:00 PM: Ice Cream Social in Fort Valley, Va.
13th Annual Ice Cream Social at the Fort Valley Museum at 8361 Fort Valley Road (at the Museum’s Old Brick Church and adjacent Trinity Church at the intersection of Fort Valley Road and Dry Run Road) It will be a good time to take a drive over the mountain to the Fort Valley Museum where there will be 6 flavors of ice cream, a bake sale, artisan exhibits and refreshments by Rutz’s BBQ. Live music will be provided by the Charlotte and Charley Smith Duet. The museum will be open for browsing with its expanded exhibit on Fort Valley’s Iron Furnaces. Arrive early before the ice cream runs out! Info: 540-933-6690 or www.fortvalleymuseum.org
August 1st from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Genealogy workshop in Edinburg, Va.
A Genealogy Research Help Session will be held at the Shenandoah County Library at 514 Stony Creek Boulevard. Volunteer research assistants will be available to help wlth Genealogy research projects. Info: 540-984-8200