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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Colonial Era in the Lower Shenandoah Valley

Charles Thorne

A history book for Children. 2003. 17 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.

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George Washington: Adventures on the Shenandoah Frontier

Charles Thorne

A Coloring History Book. A page to color each with a written history lesson. 2005. 17 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.

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Saturday, September 21st from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM: Civil War lecture in Edinburg VA
Well known author and historian, Richard Kleese, will speak about the Civil War in Shenandoah County at the St. Paul's Heritage Center, 106 S. High Street in Edinburg, VA, as part of the annual Edinburg Ole Time Festival.  The lecture is at 9:00 AM and is free and the public is invited.

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...

Saturday, September 21st from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM: Civil War lecture in Edinburg VA
Well known author and historian, Richard Kleese, will speak about the Civil War in Shenandoah County at the St. Paul's Heritage Center, 106 S. High Street in Edinburg, VA, as part of the annual Edinburg Ole Time Festival.  The lecture is at 9:00 AM and is free and the public is invited.

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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  • Colonial Era in the Lower Shenandoah Valley   •   Charles Thorne  •   A history book for Children. 2003. 17 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.  Softcover  •   Item #6000  •   Price: $5   Members: $5
  • George Washington: Adventures on the Shenandoah Frontier   •   Charles Thorne  •   A Coloring History Book. A page to color each with a written history lesson. 2005. 17 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.  Softcover  •   Item #6001  •   Price: $5   Members: $5
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    Colonial Era in the Lower Shenandoah Valley   •   Charles Thorne  •   A history book for Children. 2003. 17 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.  Softcover  •   Item #6000  •   Price: $5   Members: $5
    George Washington: Adventures on the Shenandoah Frontier   •   Charles Thorne  •   A Coloring History Book. A page to color each with a written history lesson. 2005. 17 pages. 8 1/2 x 11.  Softcover  •   Item #6001  •   Price: $5   Members: $5

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