Shenandoah County Heritage Day 2015
Heritage Day 2015 will be held on Saturday, April 11 from 11am to 3pm at the Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren at 20910 Senedo Road (Rt.42) Edinburg.
This year the event will focus on areas west of Woodstock and Edinburg, as far as the western county border, and will include Columbia and Liberty Furnaces, Calvary, St. Luke, Coffmantown, Sheetz Mill, Wakeman’s Grove, Wolf Gap and more, and will include exhibits about Uncle Tom’s Park, the Dinky RR and Camp Strawderman. Families with historic ties to this area include Rhinehart, Miller, Ross, Lindamood, Frye, Stoneburner and others. We encourage visitors to bring family information, photographs, family bibles, house history, etc, to share.
Join us and dip into local history, enjoy fellowship and fun conversations. Light lunch fare for sale will be available. Event is free, donations to support Heritage Day are welcomed. Call 459-1795 for more info.
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.
April 11, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Shenandoah County Heritage Day
Columbia Furnace Church of the Brethren at 20910 Senedo Road, Edinburg, Va. This free event will focus on areas west of Woodstock and Edinburg, as far as the western county border, and will include Columbia Furnace, Liberty Furnace, Calvary, St. Luke, Wakeman’s Grove, Coffmantown, Harmony, Larkin’s Grocery, Uncle Tom’s Park, Wolf Gap, the Dinky railroad and more. The committee invites presenters who would like to bring and share local, community, church, school or family history. Contact Jean Martin at 540-459-7377 or the SCHS at 540-459-7377.