Shenandoah County Library Archives

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This photographic postcard bears an image of Patmos Lutheran Church located approximately two miles west of Woodstock Virginia.

The reverse of the card bears the date "1931" in pencil, but the photograph appears to be an earlier one.

Postcard bearing an image of the interior of Mt. Zion Lutheran Church in advance of its Christmas Eve service.

The card is dated 1971.

Mt. Zion is located west of Woodstock Virginia in the Fairview Community.

Undated broadside advertising the annual lawn party of the "Young People's Guild of the Edinburg Reformed Church."

Photograph of Rev. A. A. J. Bushong.

A Lutheran Minister, Bushong served several churches in Shenandoah County during the late 19th century. This includes Mt. Zion Lutheran Church at Fairview which he led from 1884-1895.

Born October 2, 1832,…
Photo of a photograph of an unidentified man standing in front of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, during the WWII era.
John David "J.D." Hamaker is most remembered for his decades long service as a Minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Strasburg and, in his early years, Woodstock.

Originally, J.D. was from Snowville, Pulaski County. He was the…
Photograph of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church located on E. Court Street in Woodstock, Virginia.
Augusta Stone Church is a Presbyterian place of worship located in Augusta County, Virginia, in the unincorporated community of Fort Defiance. The church was one of two meeting houses established by The Congregation of the Triple Forks of the…
Photograph of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church located on East Court Street in Woodstock, Virginia.
Photograph of a large unidentified group of people of varying ages in front of a church. The women wear large, decorated hats and the men are wearing suits with hats. The church is possibly the original Woodstock Christian Church (Disciples of…
Photograph of seven unidentified children and one adult in a circle of chairs. This appears to be a Bible study or Sunday School class. The drawings hanging on the wall behind the children depict biblical themes.
Unidentified older students with their Sunday school teacher seated at a table. All are wearing their coats and hats.
Candid classroom scene with unidentified elementary-aged children at work while an unidentified teacher works with a boy one-on-one. Pictures of Bible scenes on the walls indicate this was a Sunday school of some kind.
Woodstock Presbyterian Church located in Woodstock, Virginia.
Photograph of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church located on E. Court Street in Woodstock Virginia.
St. John Bosco Catholic Church is located on North Main Street in Woodstock. The building is still standing (as of 2007) and a new sanctuary has been built on the adjacent lot.
Photograph of a drawing illustrating an unidentified church with steps leading up to a columned entryway.
Unidentified church with steeply pitched roof and bell visible at the top. It is made of stone and located next to residences.
Photograph of the Samuel L. Laughlin Presbyterian Memorial Chapel and Woodstock Presbyterian Church located on E. Court Street in Woodstock Virginia.

The structure still stands as a part of the Presbyterian Church's social hall.
Photograph of the original AME church on the corner of Church and Locust Streets in Woodstock, Virginia. The building at the far left of photo is the church's school. This building was torn down and replaced with a bigger church in 1921.
Photograph of Emmanuel Episcopal Church located on E. Court Street in Woodstock, Virginia.
Photograph of St. Peters Lutheran Church in Toms Brook, Virginia.
Photograph of the Mt. Zion Methodist Church on the corner of N. Church and E. Locust Streets in Woodstock. It was built in 1921 to replace an earlier one on the same location. A man is standing in the doorway in the photo.
Photograph of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock, Virginia. Superimposed on the image are small, oval photographs of M. Coffman, the Superintendent of the Sunday School, and Rev. S.W. Kuhns, the Pastor.
Harrisonburg Baptist Church used to be on East Market Street in Harrisonburg. It was razed when a new Baptist church was built on South Main Street. In 2004, the site was a parking lot.
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