Shenandoah County Library Archives

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August 16, 1909 letter sent from the Dedford Company of Luray Virginia to the Shenandoah Iron and Coal Company of Liberty Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia. The letter details an amount of bark received by the Dedford Company, who operated a…

Letter sent from Lantz and Lindamood, Hardwood and Pine Lumber Manufacturers in Strasburg Virginia, to W.R. Merriam, President of Liberty Iron Furnace, in regard to an unpaid bill for a shipment of lumber.
Unidentified group of people sitting on the lawn of a large, two-story house located on the Liberty Furnace property.
Two story house on the Liberty Furnace Property.
Picture of a photograph of the Liberty Furnace property.

The superintendent's house (still standing in 2022) is visible on the left of the image and the furnace structures are visible on the extreme right.

Liberty Furnace was located along…

LibertyRiotArticle Jan 28 1880.jpg
Newspaper article detailing a riot that occurred at Columbia and Liberty Furnaces west of Edinburg in Shenandoah County. It appeared in Shenandoah Herald on January 28, 1880.

The incident was sparked by the furnace owners' decision to hire…
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