Stories of Our Community is a compilation of 12 booklets released throughout 2022 during the Shenandoah County 250th commemoration. Each booklet shares brief stories that feature some unique aspect of Shenandoah County history, offering a variety of diverse topics. These individual pamphlets had been distributed at various 250th events during 2022 and are now contained in a single, commemorative volume. The softcover book is 8.5 x 11 inches in size and contains 212 pages. It is available for $30.00, plus $5.00 shipping and handling for postal mail orders. Download a printable order form to mail back along with a check for the cost of the book.
The book can also be purchsed in person at the Historic Courthouse Museum in Woodstock, Fridays and Saturdays, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, by Dec. 31st, 2022. Cash or checks only. The museum is closed during January and February. Other in-person purchase locations include:
• Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum, at the Edinburg Mill, open Mondays through Saturdays, from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm; Sunday, noon to 5:00 pm. Closed Christmas Day.
• Hupps Hill Civil War Museum and Visitors Center in Strasburg, Open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
• Travelers Treasures in Woodstock, open Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 6:00 pm., Saturday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, and Sunday, from 12:30pm to 5:00 pm.
More information about the Shenandoah County 250th History Series is available at www.sc250.org (on the About page).
• 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.
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.