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


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.



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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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Faith in the Valley

Daniel Warrick Burress

Zion Church (near Swover Creek)English Records, 1827-1890. 147 pages.

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Item# 5004

Price: $16
Members: $15

Record of Hawksbill Church (1788 - 1850) Page County Va.

Klaus Wust

German entries from the German Union Church, Hawksbill Creek, near Luray, Va. Index of 850 names. 1979. 47 pages.

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Item# 5010

Price: $10
Members: $9

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Upcoming events...


Sunday, September 30th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Rare tour of Fry's Fort scheduled in Strasburg VA
Fry's Fort, is a 3-story stone house, c. 1750,  located on the south bank of Cedar Creek in Shenandoah County, near Strasburg.  The size of the house suggests that it was intended as a fortified place to be used for protection in the event of an attack by Indians.  It was the base for a company of Rangers for protection of nearby settlers during the French & Indian War.  Renovations on this private home began in 1967.  Normally, not open to the public, the owners have made tours of the house and adjoining arboretum available for a fund-raiser for the French & Indian War Foundation.  The fee is $50 per person and advance reservations with paymenbt is required.  Space is limited.  Hors D'oeuvres and wine will be served.  for info and reservations:  fiwf.dsg@comcast.net or call 540-678-1743.

Sunday, December 16th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM: Shenandoah County Barns will be discussed in Strasburg, VA
The Barns of Shenandoah County will be the subject of a program presented by local historian John Adamson at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Room on Washington Street in Strasburg, VA.  The event is sponsored by the Strasburg Heritage Association and is free and the public is invited.  Light refreshments will be available.  For info:  www.strasburgheritge.org

Upcoming events...

Sunday, September 30th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM: Rare tour of Fry's Fort scheduled in Strasburg VA
Fry's Fort, is a 3-story stone house, c. 1750,  located on the south bank of Cedar Creek in Shenandoah County, near Strasburg.  The size of the house suggests that it was intended as a fortified place to be used for protection in the event of an attack by Indians.  It was the base for a company of Rangers for protection of nearby settlers during the French & Indian War.  Renovations on this private home began in 1967.  Normally, not open to the public, the owners have made tours of the house and adjoining arboretum available for a fund-raiser for the French & Indian War Foundation.  The fee is $50 per person and advance reservations with paymenbt is required.  Space is limited.  Hors D'oeuvres and wine will be served.  for info and reservations:  fiwf.dsg@comcast.net or call 540-678-1743.

Sunday, December 16th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM: Shenandoah County Barns will be discussed in Strasburg, VA
The Barns of Shenandoah County will be the subject of a program presented by local historian John Adamson at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Fellowship Room on Washington Street in Strasburg, VA.  The event is sponsored by the Strasburg Heritage Association and is free and the public is invited.  Light refreshments will be available.  For info:  www.strasburgheritge.org

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  • 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
  • Reformed Zion - Pine Church Record (1788-1827)   •   Klaus Wust  •   German entries from the Reformed side of the Zion-Pine church at Stoney Creek Va. This was the mother church for Lutheran and Reformed congregations in Woodstock, Edinburg, Mt. Jackson, Orkney Springs and Jerome areas. Also lists baptisms and confirmations. 1984. 59 pages.  Softcover  •   Item #5011  •   Price: $10   Members: $9
  • 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
  • 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
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    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
    Faith in the Valley Vol. I   •   Daniel Warrick Burrus  •   Early Church Records. Jacobs Church, Swover Creek, Shenandoah County, Va. 1995. 116 pages.  Softcover  •   Item #5001  •   Price: $16   Members: $15

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