Historic Courthouse Open to Visitors in Woodstock, Va.
The 1795 Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse Museum and Visitor Center is open every Thursday through Saturday.
The Shenandoah County Historical Society and the County Tourism office have joined forces to operate the new Visitor Center and Courthouse Museum located in the 1795 Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse.
This June will mark the first anniversary of this partnership which has turned out to be a good working arrangement.
DAR Display at Old Courthouse
The Narrow Passage Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution is celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the DAR this year. In conjunction with that, the chapter has installed a new exhibit at the Visitor Center in the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock, located at 103 N. Main Street in Woodstock, VA.
The exhibit is now open and will continue until June 27th in the changing exhibit space in the Visitor Center. The Museum/Visitor Center is open from 11 AM to 4 PM every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
May 15th – 17th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - Annual New Market Battle Reenactment
151st Anniversary Battle of New Market Reenactment will take place at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War, 8895 George Collins Drive, New Market, VA The Reenactment is held on original battlefield property and is one of the oldest continual reenactments in the nation. Admission Fee: Daily entrance fee: $10.00 for ages 10 and older, children ages 9 and under are free. Info: 866-515-1864 or click here.
Thursday, May 21st at 7:00 PM - Historical program in Dayton, Va.
Weaving the Fabric of a New Nation at The Heritage Museum, 382 High St. in Dayton, VA. Author, Historian and past President of the Augusta County Historical Society, Nancy Sorrells will speak. In the 18th century, the Ulster Scots Presbyterians from northern areas of Ireland settled in large numbers in the Upper Valley of Virginia – so much so that southern Augusta County and Rockbridge were referred to simply as “The Irish Tract.” She will also look at how those Presbyterians helped fuel the settlement and revolutionary thinking of America’s backcountry. Free. 540-879-2616