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'90s Groups Hit Rock Festival July 17 2015 Northern Virginia Daily B9.pdf
Northern Virginia Daily news article covering a portion of the 2015 Shenandoah Valley Music Festival

Echoes of Shenandoah, part 2 November 5 2000 Northern Virginia Daily.pdf
Article about a newly updated version of 'Echoes of Shenandoah,' the history of schools in Shenandoah County

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Scan showing the cover of a program for the Shenandoah County 4-H Clubs' "A Salute to Variety" program presented at the Shenandoah County Fair on August 31 1971.

A-Way 2 Play property sells almost six years since closing July 29 2015 Northern Virginia Daily A1&A2.pdf
Article discussing the sale of the A-Way 2 Play event center in Woodstock Virginia

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Photograph of the cow "Big Wye" shown by Scott Wisman family at the Shenandoah County Fair in 1975.
Postcard with a picture of the Confederate Monument located at Our Soldiers Cemetery in Mt. Jackson Virginia.
Postcard of the "Egypt" House near Luray Virginia with description of its use as a fort and construction
Postcard with a greeting from Conicville Virginia.
Postcard with a picture of "Harmony Hall," now called Fort Bowman, located near Strasburg Virginia.
Postcard showing Route 11 as it runs through Meems Bottom and the Mt. Airy farm near Mt. Jackson Virginia.

Newspaper clipping showing local men involved in the Civilian Pilots Training Program at the Winchester Airport. The program allowed civilians to be trained to fly aircraft in advance of any induction into military service. It was sponsored by the…

Newspaper clipping showing one of the observation towers built in Shenandoah County during the early part of World War Two. These sites were designed to watch for incoming enemy plans and to monitor US aircraft overhead. They were staffed by…

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In 1930 Web "W.O." Riley and Rev. H.S. Coffey organized the "Scout Tom Cats" football team. This photograph shows the players beside the Woodstock Methodist Church, who sponsored the team, in 1930. Massanutten Academy's coach Leroy Glunt outfitted…
Postcard with a picture of the Springdale House located between Stephens City and Winchester Virginia. The card also includes a description of the house, its history, and connection with Joist Hite.
Color postcard with a picture of two individuals kissing in front of a "Road to Marryland" sign and a reference to Maurertown Virginia.
Postcard showing the peak of the Massanutten Mountain near Harrisonburg.

Postcard showing two individuals atop McAfee's Knob in Virginia

Postcard showing "The Valley Lodge" located in New Market Virginia. It was advertised as being a modern home for tourists located in the caverns section of the Shenandoah Valley.

Town Looking into Second Veterans Monument July 21 2015 NVD A3.pdf
Article describing a push for New Market to acquire a second veteran's memorial

Town Official to Renew Request for ad hoc panel January 16 2001 Northern Virginia Daily.pdf
Article describing Councilman Jock Ekey's desire to form an ad hoc panel to discuss issues in New Market Virginia

Train on Track March 20 1999 Northern Virginia Daily C1.pdf
Article discussing the instillation of a caboose in Strasburg Virginia to serve as the ticket office for scenic train rides

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This newspaper article appeared in the Daily News-Record on July 17, 1942. During that time period, residents of Shenandoah County were fully mobilized to help fight the Second World War. On the Home Front individuals worked in war plants, harvested…

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This article appeared in the December 12, 1941 edition of the Shenandoah Herald. In it local defense official Cecil Newcorn announced he had received a message ordering the county's lookout posts to be manned around the clock. Eventually sixteen of…

A letter written to W.R. Merriam of the Liberty Iron Furnace Company threatening to destroy the "Dinky" railroad, which connected the furnace with Edinburg Virginia, unless James Sine and Thomas Foltz were fired.
Postcard showing the Hotel Massanetta at Massanetta Springs in Rockingham County VA
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