Mt. Jackson Museum Exhibit Is On Display at the Historic Courthouse Visitor Center

 

Hugh Morrison Exhibit

 

An interesting collection of artifacts, from the Mt. Jackson Museum, is now on display at the Visitor Center in the Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse at 103 N. Main Street in Woodstock VA.

Among the many items featured are several original woodcarvings by the late historian and author, John Heatwole, and a calendar plate of years ago that was a gift of the local druggist, Marion Everly.

The Museum is located in the Mt. Jackson Town Hall/Visitor Center building at 5901 Main Street in Mt. Jackson, VA and it is open year round.  They have a large collection of artifacts and rotate them from their storage on a regular basis.  Many of the items on display for this exhibit are different from what they showcased in their Visitor Center exhibit several years ago.

The Historic Courthouse Visitor Center and Museum is open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, year round.  There is no admission fee.

 


 

Mt. Jackson Museum Exhibit Is On Display at the Historic Courthouse Visitor Center

 

Hugh Morrison Exhibit

 

An interesting collection of artifacts, from the Mt. Jackson Museum, is now on display at the Visitor Center in the Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse at 103 N. Main Street in Woodstock VA.

Among the many items featured are several original woodcarvings by the late historian and author, John Heatwole, and a calendar plate of years ago that was a gift of the local druggist, Marion Everly.

The Museum is located in the Mt. Jackson Town Hall/Visitor Center building at 5901 Main Street in Mt. Jackson, VA and it is open year round.  They have a large collection of artifacts and rotate them from their storage on a regular basis.  Many of the items on display for this exhibit are different from what they showcased in their Visitor Center exhibit several years ago.

The Historic Courthouse Visitor Center and Museum is open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, year round.  There is no admission fee.

 


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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First People - The Early Indians of Virginia

Keith Egloff & Deborah Woodward

Full of stories that represent the full diversity of Virginia's Indians, past and present, this popular book remains the essential introduction to the history of Virginia Indians from the earlier times to the present day. 2006. 68 pages. 2nd edition.

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Portals to Shenandoah Valley Folkways

Dorothy Boyd-Bragg

Four well-known experts on Shenandoah Valley folkways are featured: John Heatwole on local folklore, Nancy Sorrells on cattle in Valley life, Scott Suter discusses crafts, especially pottery and basket-making and Danielle Torisky follows foodways of the Civil War era, particularly comfort foods and food remedies. Intro by John L. Heatwole. 2005. 137 pages. Edited.

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Item# 3004

Price: $16
Members: $15

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Tuesday, October 1st from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM: Wreath laying for Peter Muhlenberg in Woodstock VA
On Tuesdsay, October 1st at 10:00 AM, the Narrow Passage Chapter, DAR, will hold it's annual wreath laying at the Bust of Peter Muhlenberg on Court Square  in Woodstock VA marking the birth and death of the parson, Revolutionary War General, and statesman.  The Court Square is located in front of the Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse at 103 N. Main Street.

Upcoming events...

Tuesday, October 1st from 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM: Wreath laying for Peter Muhlenberg in Woodstock VA
On Tuesdsay, October 1st at 10:00 AM, the Narrow Passage Chapter, DAR, will hold it's annual wreath laying at the Bust of Peter Muhlenberg on Court Square  in Woodstock VA marking the birth and death of the parson, Revolutionary War General, and statesman.  The Court Square is located in front of the Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse at 103 N. Main Street.


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  • Historic Homes of West Virginia Northern Virginia and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia   •   John W. Wayland  •   One of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken in the Virginia historical field. Wayland has followed his well-known method of careful planning, extensive research and artistic presentation. A beautifully-illustrated book on the historic homes as they were in the 1930s. Black & white images. 1937. Reprinted 2008. 629 pages. 10 5/8 x 7 5/8.  Softcover  •   Item #3012  •   Price: $70   Members: $65
  • Images of America: Massanutten   •   Christine Michaels  •   A 50-mile-long mountain range that ends in a striking peak in the Shenandoah Valley of western Virginia, splitting the Blue Ridge Mts. from the Alleghenies and the North & South Forks of the Shenandoah River. Once an area where Native Americans dwelled, it boasted healing springs that blossomed into a resort. This book chronicles its history. 2007. 128 pages.  Softcover  •   Item #3009  •   Price: $21   Members: $20
  • Portals to Shenandoah Valley Folkways   •   Dorothy Boyd-Bragg  •   Four well-known experts on Shenandoah Valley folkways are featured: John Heatwole on local folklore, Nancy Sorrells on cattle in Valley life, Scott Suter discusses crafts, especially pottery and basket-making and Danielle Torisky follows foodways of the Civil War era, particularly comfort foods and food remedies. Intro by John L. Heatwole. 2005. 137 pages. Edited.  Softcover  •   Item #3004  •   Price: $16   Members: $15
  • First People - The Early Indians of Virginia   •   Keith Egloff & Deborah Woodward  •   Full of stories that represent the full diversity of Virginia's Indians, past and present, this popular book remains the essential introduction to the history of Virginia Indians from the earlier times to the present day. 2006. 68 pages. 2nd edition.  Softcover  •   Item #3008  •   Price: $14   Members: $13
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    First People - The Early Indians of Virginia   •   Keith Egloff & Deborah Woodward  •   Full of stories that represent the full diversity of Virginia's Indians, past and present, this popular book remains the essential introduction to the history of Virginia Indians from the earlier times to the present day. 2006. 68 pages. 2nd edition.  Softcover  •   Item #3008  •   Price: $14   Members: $13
    A Guidebook to Virginia's Historical Markers   •   Scott David Arnold  •   Compiled. Guidebook includes text, photos, and updates of more than 1850 official state historical markers placed along Virginia's roadways since 1927. This is the last one published. Book is divided into six geographical-cultural regions and contains maps and three individual indexes to help. 2009. 384 pages. Third Edition.  Softcover  •   Item #3007  •   Price: $23   Members: $22

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