New Native American exhibit at Historic Courthouse
The Strasburg Museum has one of the largest and best collection of Native American stone artifacts in the Shenandoah Valley and some of these artifacts will be on exhibit in the Visitors Center of the 1795 Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse. The new exhibit contains artifacts donated to the museum from the estate of James Jamison (Jack) Crawford (1910-2002) and were found in the Shenandoah Valley near the Strasburg area. The display will feature stone artifacts beginning with the Late Paleo Period to the Woodland Period 1000 BC - 1600 AD.The Strasburg Museum collection also contains artifacts donated by other individuals.
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.
June, 2015 marked the first anniversary of this partnership which has turned out to be a good working arrangement.
September 12 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM - 5th Annual GermanFest in Toms Brook, Va.
Presented by the Shenandoah Germanic Heritage Museum. Located at the Hottel-Keller Estate at 11523 Back Rd. For info call: (540) 347-1962 Additional details can be found at www.GermanFest.org A day of German music, beer, programs, crafters.
September 15 from 7:00 to 8:00 PM - "CCC Beginnings at Camp Roosevelt" in Edinburg VA.
Stephanie Chapman, Interpretive Specialist of the Lee Ranger Dist at the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest will talk about the Civilian Conservation Corps’ beginnings at Camp Roosevelt. Sponsored by the Shenandoah County Historical Society, the program takes place at St. Paul’s Heritage Center, 106 S. High Street. Free. Refreshments afterwards. Ample parking in the Shentel lot.