Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit at Historic Courthouse Visitor Center

The Captain Jack Adams Camp #1951 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans has set up a very interesting exhibit in the Visitor Center of the Historic 1795 Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock, VA.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit

The display will be on view until the end of October, 2018. As part of the exhibit, there is a selection of photos along the wall that showcase, in pictures, the many activities and areas of community service the Chapter has participated in over the years. It is also interesting to read the names of the many famous people who are descendants of Confederate Veterans.

The Visitor Center, located at 102 N. Main Street, in Woodstock, is open from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Thursday, Friday and Saturday and it is staffed by members of the Shenandoah County Historical Society. The SCHS bookstore is located in the Visitor Center, along with all of the free County Tourism materials available for visitors.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit


 

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit at Historic Courthouse Visitor Center

The Captain Jack Adams Camp #1951 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans has set up a very interesting exhibit in the Visitor Center of the Historic 1795 Shenandoah County Courthouse in Woodstock, VA.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit

The display will be on view until the end of October, 2018. As part of the exhibit, there is a selection of photos along the wall that showcase, in pictures, the many activities and areas of community service the Chapter has participated in over the years. It is also interesting to read the names of the many famous people who are descendants of Confederate Veterans.

The Visitor Center, located at 102 N. Main Street, in Woodstock, is open from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM every Thursday, Friday and Saturday and it is staffed by members of the Shenandoah County Historical Society. The SCHS bookstore is located in the Visitor Center, along with all of the free County Tourism materials available for visitors.

Sons of Confederate Veterans Exhibit


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•   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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The Shenandoah County Historical Society was founded in 1985 and is established as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. It is completely volunteer driven. The Society is sustained by memberships, donations, grants and profits from book sales. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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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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Price: $5
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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, July 28th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM: A Civil War Conference on Confederate Icons will take place in Harrisonburg, VA
The Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation will present a Civil War Conference: Confederate Icons: History, Memory and the Future of Our Past at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.  The Conferencve will focus on the history of Confederate icons such as monuments and the battle flag - and how their use, meaning and cultural acceptance have changed over the years.  Several noted speakers will participate.  The registration fee is $30 for non-members of the  Foundation and $27 for members.  Fee includes lunch.  Info:  540-740-4545

Sunday, July 29th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM: 15th Annual Ice Cream Social in Fort Valley, VA
The Fort Valley Museum, located  at Fort Valley Road and Dry Run Road in Fort Valley, VA, will hold their 15th annual ice cream social at the museum.  This family fun annual event has lots of ice cream and hot dogs, live music, and the museum and church will be open.   Info:  540-933-6690

Saturday, September 15th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM: Childrens Day at Museum in Strasburg VA
The Strasburg Museum in the historic steam pottery / railroad depot located at 440 E. King Street in Strasburg VA invites children to visit the museum, free of charge, on this Saturday in September.  In addition to the many interesting exhibits, the Museum features a genuine red caboose that can be tourned.  They also have  a working model railroad depicting Strasburg and the Southern Railway in the 1930s.   For info:  540-465-3175.

Upcoming events...

Saturday, July 28th from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM: A Civil War Conference on Confederate Icons will take place in Harrisonburg, VA
The Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation will present a Civil War Conference: Confederate Icons: History, Memory and the Future of Our Past at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA.  The Conferencve will focus on the history of Confederate icons such as monuments and the battle flag - and how their use, meaning and cultural acceptance have changed over the years.  Several noted speakers will participate.  The registration fee is $30 for non-members of the  Foundation and $27 for members.  Fee includes lunch.  Info:  540-740-4545

Sunday, July 29th from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM: 15th Annual Ice Cream Social in Fort Valley, VA
The Fort Valley Museum, located  at Fort Valley Road and Dry Run Road in Fort Valley, VA, will hold their 15th annual ice cream social at the museum.  This family fun annual event has lots of ice cream and hot dogs, live music, and the museum and church will be open.   Info:  540-933-6690

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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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    Shop for Books and More...

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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.  Softcover  •   Item #6001  •   Price: $5   Members: $5
    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

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