Historic Courthouse Opens
Friday, June 20 saw the culmination of many months of hard work with a grand opening and ribbon cutting held at the Historic Courthouse in Woodstock in front of an appreciative crowd. The program included remarks made by County Administrator Mary Beth Price, SCHS President Barbara Adamson, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Judge William H. Logan, Attorney William Allen, speaking for Circuit Court Judge Dennis Hupp who was out of town, and Board of Supervisors Chairman David Ferguson.
Historic County Courthouse Volunteer Opportunity
Now that rehabilitation of the Historic 1795 Shenandoah County Courthouse is complete, we’re pleased that this historic landmark is scheduled to be open to the public soon. To make that possible a Volunteer Corps is being formed. The courthouse is to be a multi-use building, with portions of it Shenandoah County Parks & Rec program space, Courts use, Tourism and Historical Society office space and a Visitors Center and Museum. Volunteers will be needed in the Visitors Center and Museum. We invite you to become a member of our Volunteer Corps! Please feel free to call with questions: 540-459-1795.
Click here for Volunteer Information.
Click here for Courthouse Volunteer Q/A form.
Click here to view and print the Volunteer Application form.
September 6th and September 19th - Virginia Historical Society traveling exhibit at Long Branch Plantation in Millwood Va.
830 Long Branch Lane. An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia. From 1861 through 1865 Virginia stood at the center of a military and social revolution. The exhibit focuses on how we define freedom, liberty, patriotism, and how the nation today is directly related to the diverse experiences of the individuals who participated in the war. For more information, call 540-837-1856.
Saturday, Sept. 13th - Stories in Stone Cemetery Tour in Berkley County, W.Va,
Tomahawk Cemetery. Sponsored by the Berkley County Historical Society. Rain Date: Sept. 20. Unique, unusual and rarely-mentioned cemetery history and anecdotes. Time to be determined. Visit www.BCHS.org for details and tickets, or call 304-267-4713.