Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Ada Hansberger was born in the 1890's (possibly 1897), and married Harry Barb from the Basye area.
Portrait of Blanche R. (Beedle) Ryan as a young woman, probably taken before she married.

Blanche was the youngest of six children. Her parents were Noah F. (1847-1927) and Margaret (Basye) (1846-1930) Beedle. Her father had served as a Private…
Nathaniel Beedle's portrait as a young man.

Nathaniel was the son of Noah F. (1847-1927) and Margaret (Basye) (1846-1930) Beedle. In the 1900 census, he was still single and worked on his parents’ farm in the Ashby District of the County. Three…

Kissane Transcription .pdf
Oral history featuring Leroy Polk of Edinburg Virginia recorded by Kati Kissane of James Madison University. The interview was conducted as part of a project designed to better understand the history of Bird Haven Virginia, the Shenandoah Community…
Undated postcard showing an aerial view of Bryce Resort located in Basye Virginia.

It includes an overview of the hotel, lodge, airport, and ski slopes without snow.

The card was produced by Jack Rottier Photos in Annadale Virginia.
Postcard showing a view from Sky Chalet.

Sky Chalet is a lodge/bed and breakfast facility located on Supinlick Ridge in the Basye community.

At the time this postcard was published it had a Macanie post office address.
Photographic postcard showing a view of mountains in the Basye Community of Shenandoah County. The photograph was taken from "Supin Lick" or Supinlick Ridge which forms the western part of the valley that community lies in and which Bryce's Hillside…
Postcard showing a view of Happy Valley located along Stony Creek near the community of Basye Virginia. The photograph looks west.

The card was produced by "Bryces," a summer cottage resort located in the community during the mid 20th century…
Postcard showing the Greystone Lodge in Basye Virginia.

This structure was originally constructed by Vice Admiral Henry V. Butler ca. 1920. It was operated as a type of hunting/recreation lodge around 1950. Today it is a private residence.
Postcard with an image of the "Greystone Lodge" located near Basye Virginia in western Shenandoah County.
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