Cedar Creek battlefield beckons re-enactors
October 15th, 2016
MIDDLETOWN – John Davis Jr. and his wife, Lillian Garland, of Woodbridge, were among the thousands on Friday who began to descend on the Cedar Creek Battlefield in preparation for a weekend of re-enactments paying tribute to soldiers of the Confederate and Union armies.
The Battle of Cedar Creek: Thousands to visit Middletown during re-enactments
October 13th, 2016
Thousands will participate in the 152nd anniversary of the Battle Of Cedar Creek Civil War re-enactment Saturday and Sunday.
Treadling on: Antique sewing machines on display at museum
October 7th, 2016
STRASBURG – The Strasburg Museum will hold a monthlong display of antique sewing machines after a Front Royal resident allowed a sampling of her collection to be part of the exhibit.
Transportation exhibit to open this weekend
September 30th, 2016
FRONT ROYAL – Front Royal’s Ivy Lodge Museum’s new exhibit showcases how transportation made Front Royal and Warren County what they are now.
Belle Grove to hold weekend of events
September 22nd, 2016
Belle Grove Plantation will open its doors on Saturday as part of the Smithsonian magazine’s twelfth annual Museum Day Live! and hold behind-the-scenes tours on Sunday.
Travel back in time at Edinburg’s Ole Time Festival
September 16th, 2016
The town of Edinburg flashes back to the past during the Ole Time Festival this weekend.
Museum enters portrait in statewide competition
August 25th, 2016
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley Collection has entered a 19th-century portrait in the 2016 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts Competition.
Civil War weekend kicks off today
August 19th, 2016
This weekend will feature living history programs, tours, talks, youth programs, special exhibits and National Park Service programs
Kernstown Battlefield to host lawn party, ball on Saturday
August 18th, 2016
The Kernstown Battlefield will host a lawn party and ball this Saturday.
Family reunited after more than 150 years
August 12th, 2016
FRONT ROYAL – A long lost representative of Rev. James Kilby’s family history arrived in town last week.
Cedar Creek, Belle Grove to offer variety of August programs
August 11th, 2016
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park have announced a series of events and programs honoring the history of the Shenandoah Valley. Included in the series will be the History at Sunset programs in addition to the park’s new Battlefield Series, according to a news release from the National Park Service.
Thousands expected at weekend of re-enactments
July 14th, 2016
Middletown’s Cedar Creek Battlefield will hold a re-enactment weekend for the 155th anniversary of First Bull Run-Manassas on July 22, 23 and 24.
Veterans to be honored at Middletown memorial
July 6th, 2016
Veterans will be honored with a memorial in Middletown during the Veteran Memorial groundbreaking ceremony on Monday.
Neff homecoming to feature family quilts
June 16th, 2016
Shenandoah County families will celebrate historical heirlooms and share their stories when the Elizabeth Neff quilt makes its homecoming on Saturday.
Cedar Creek to host Revolutionary War event
June 2nd, 2016
Main Street in Middletown will be lined with British Union Jack and American Betsy Ross flags in recognition of a different kind of reenactment at the Cedar Creek Battlefield this weekend.
Women’s history exhibit visits Shenandoah libraries
May 19th, 2016
During its 10th year of circulation by the Library of Virginia, the “Virginia Women in History” traveling exhibit will be making its first stop in Shenandoah County this year.
New Market to host battle reenactment weekend
May 13th, 2016
Rain or shine, reenactors will be flooding the New Market battlefield this weekend to commemorate the 152nd year of the Battle of New Market.
Downtown Front Royal to host battle reenactment
May 5th, 2016
The sounds of brother fighting brother will blaze through the streets of downtown Front Royal on Saturday.
Community to gather Saturday for slave cemetery dedication
April 28th, 2016
A dedication ceremony for a slave cemetery discovered in Quicksburg will be held Saturday at the site.
Major land sale adds to battlefield
April 20th, 2016
The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has won a major victory over the forces of historical amnesia with the purchase of 34 acres constituting a key part of the Third Winchester Battlefield.