Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Photograph of the form used to honorably discharge Private Sylvester A. Polk of Conicville, Virginia. He was born on July 1, 1920, and served in the U.S. Army in both Normandy and the Ardennes during WWII.
William "Bill" Lutz pictured in his U.S. Army uniform. Mr. Lutz was from Conicville. He died in a car wreck at Lantz Mills in about 1956 or 1957.
Photograph of Fannie Luella (Long) Coffman seated on a chair in the studio.

Fannie was born in the Conicville area of Shenandoah County. The specific place noted on her birth registration was “near Cabin Hill”. Her parents were John Jackson…
Side view of the school building in Conicville.
School building beside a dirt road and with basketball hoop visible on the right. The word, "Conicville" was written on the glass plate.
Left to right: Lizzie Funkhouser (later, Miller), Robbie Fletcher (later, Mumaw), and Fanny Ryman (later, Delawder). These three women from the Conicville area. Lizzie later went to work in Washington in April 1924.

Photograph showing the first and second grade class for the Conicville School in 1931. Pictured are, from left to right:

Top Row: Roy Weatherholtz, Custis Funkhouser, Roy Showman, Hilda Funkhouser, Ruth Helsley, Eliza Lindamood Sager, Martha…

Photograph showing Ora Dodson of Conicville Virginia.

If you had attended a community event in the 70s, or 80s you might have found Betty Showman there, dressed as the popular TV character Minnie Pearl.

A resident of Conicville, Betty began performing as Minnie in 1963. She took her act to various…
Photograph taken by William Hoyle Garber showing the Conicville 4-H Display at the Shenandoah County Fair.

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December 17 (1862)

Shenandoah County

Dear brother I seat my self to drop you a few line to let you no that we are all well at present and hope that when these few lines come to hand they may find you in the Same state of health. They say that…
Postcard with a greeting from Conicville Virginia.
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