Shenandoah County
Historical Society
Shenandoah County
Historical Society
 

Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse and Visitor Center is closed until the Covid-19 Pandemic has ended.Book orders will continue to be filled during this period. SCHS voice mail will be checked regularly. Notices will be sent out if Annual Meeting is cancelled.

The Shenandoah County Library’s Truban Archives and Shenandoah Room and its competent and energetic archivist, Zach Hottel, provide an important resource in Shenandoah County. SCHS is always pleased to promote Zach’s initiatives in the community and are happy to encourage response to his effort to have a citizens journal about their experience with the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Zach has passed along this link for your use.

SCHS works closely with Zach on many fronts; as a member of the Shenandoah County History Council, with a standing position on the Truban Archives & Shenandoah Room Advisory Committee and co-hosting our annual Shenandoah County Heritage Day with the library. We also enjoy  mutual cooperation with family history research requests, have made many donations of books and other materials to the Archives when appropriate, and participate jointly with other projects.  Zach has a regular column in the SCHS newsletter and helps to keep our Facebook page fresh and informative.


Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse and Visitor Center is closed until the Covid-19 Pandemic has ended.Book orders will continue to be filled during this period. SCHS voice mail will be checked regularly. Notices will be sent out if Annual Meeting is cancelled.

The Shenandoah County Library’s Truban Archives and Shenandoah Room and its competent and energetic archivist, Zach Hottel, provide an important resource in Shenandoah County. SCHS is always pleased to promote Zach’s initiatives in the community and are happy to encourage response to his effort to have a citizens journal about their experience with the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Zach has passed along this link for your use.

SCHS works closely with Zach on many fronts; as a member of the Shenandoah County History Council, with a standing position on the Truban Archives & Shenandoah Room Advisory Committee and co-hosting our annual Shenandoah County Heritage Day with the library. We also enjoy  mutual cooperation with family history research requests, have made many donations of books and other materials to the Archives when appropriate, and participate jointly with other projects.  Zach has a regular column in the SCHS newsletter and helps to keep our Facebook page fresh and informative.


Shenandoah County Historical Society Mission Statement

•   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.



Organizational Tax Status

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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Faith in the Valley Vol. II

Daniel Warrick Burruss

Early Church Records. Powder Springs Union Church and St. James at Hudson Crossroads. 1995. 72 pages.

Softcover
Item# 5002

Price: $16
Members: $15

Old Pine Church Baptisms (1783-1828) Mill Creek, Va

Klaus Wust

A union church of Lutheran and Reformed. Birth & baptismal records, 1757-1828. Baptismal records in English, 1820-1861. Confirmation and communion lists. 1987. 63 pages.

Softcover
Item# 5009

Price: $11
Members: $10

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  • Faith in the Valley Vol. II   •   Daniel Warrick Burruss  •   Early Church Records. Powder Springs Union Church and St. James at Hudson Crossroads. 1995. 72 pages.  Softcover  •   Item #5002  •   Price: $16   Members: $15
  • Solomon Church Baptisms (1793-1850) Forestville Va.   •   Klaus Wust  •   Solomon Church began in 1793 as a separate congregation. Its membership, both Lutheran and Reformed for many decades, can hardly be distinguished from that of Old Pine Church. The old German records of both churches were bound together in one volume. Book contains history and baptismal records. 1989. 59 pages.  Softcover  •   Item #5014  •   Price: $13   Members: $12
  • Strasburg Lutheran German Records (1768-1829)   •   Klaus Wust  •   Translation of the German register of the Lutheran Church in Strasburg, Va. for years listed. A brief history, lists of birth, baptisms, communion and confirmation. 1997. 66 pages.  Softcover  •   Item #5015  •   Price: $13   Members: $12
  • Faith in the Valley   •   Daniel Warrick Burress  •   Zion Church (near Swover Creek)English Records, 1827-1890. 147 pages.  Softcover  •   Item #5004  •   Price: $16   Members: $15
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    Hebron Church Register, Vol. I & 2   •   George Smith & Klaus Wust  •   The 1st German congregation in Virginia in Madison County. 1750-1825. Contains confirmation records, 1777-1785 and communion lists from 1775-1785. 1981. 94 pages. Sold as a set, 2-volume price.  Softcover  •   Item #5006  •   Price: $21   Members: $20
    Lutheran Zion - Pine Church Records Vol. I (1786 - 1799), Vol. II (1800 - 1827)   •   Klaus Wust  •   German entries in the Lutheran part of the Zion-Pine church register. The mother church of Lutheran congregations in Edinburg, Woodstock and Mt. Jackson areas. Baptisms prior to 1786 are listed. 1985. 93 pages. Sold as a set, 2-volume price.  Softcover  •   Item #5008  •   Price: $21   Members: $20

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