Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Photograph of Ruth Finks as it appeared in the "Shenandoah Herald and Shenandoah Valley" newspaper, November 27 1974.
Photograph of the Army's Honorable Discharge form for Sergeant Pete H. Gouldman, Jr. who was born on April 26, 1914, in Foneswood, Virginia, and lived in Maurertown. He served in Normandy, Northern France, and Rhineland with Troop B of the 113th…
Photo of Sergeant Pete H. Gouldman, Jr.'s Honorable Discharge from the Army. He served during WWII with Troop B of the 113th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron. The certificate was awarded at Ft. Meade, Maryland on October 25, 1945
Photograph of a U.S. Army Honorable Discharge certificate for Technical Sergeant Woodrow W. Miller who served in the infantry. The certificate was awarded at the Percy Jones Hospital in Fort Custer, Michigan on January 18, 1947.
Photograph of the U.S. Army Honorable Discharge form for Woodrow W. Miller, born on November 6, 1916 and living in Maurertown. He served as a combat infantryman during WWII and fought in the European, African, and Middle Eastern Theatres earning a…
Photograph of Harold Morrison, Sr., his wife Loise Ambrose Morrison, and their dog Brownie sitting on the porch of their home.

The structure was located on U.S. Route 11, east of Pugh's Run.

Harold Morrison was the son of Hugh Morrison, Jr.,…
Photograph of the Maurertown Rail Depot with several unidentified men and boys in front of it. The boys are barefoot and the sign advises: "Harrisonburg 43.1 miles" and "Manassas 69.3 miles".

The building is no longer standing.
Store building in Maurertown Virginia.

The store was operated by W.E. McInturff as a general store that sold a variety of products to the local population. It was open during early to mid 20th century.

The building pictured no longer stands.…
Photograph of Harry Ritenour's Blacksmith shop in Maurertown with several unidentified people, horses, and a buggy shown.
Blacksmith William Harrison "Harry" Ritenour, standing in the doorway of his shop in Maurertown. He is holding his young daughter, Mary Frances Ritenour Crabtree. His son, Wilmer Ritenour is standing beside him.
Photograph of the school house in Maurertown, Virginia. The building is no longer standing.
The second Maurertown School was built in 1911 and replaced a one room schoolhouse nearby. This school was built south of town on the east side of Rt. 11. It served the community until 1941, when it was sold to James Bowers who turned it into a fruit…
Portrait of Harry and Beulah Cavinal from Maurertown in about 1913.
Portrait of Franklin "Frank" Stoneburner in a suit and standing next to a chair.

Frankin lived in Maurertown Virginia and was a well known farmer.

Moving to Shenandoah County in 1950, Amanda Brown turned the fields surrounding her house east of Maurertown into a “nature paradise” filled with plants that supported birds and small animals.

When she wasn’t planting Amanda supported the…

Undated photograph of the Maurertown School.

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An image of Joseph Luther Burner of Maurertown Virginia. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on January 7, 1942 and was trained in Parris Island South Carolina.

On October 26 1942 he was deployed to the Pacific where he served in the…
Photographic postcard with an image showing the Brethern Church in Maurertown Virginia.

The date of this postcard and who produced it are unknown. The church still stands on Old Valley Pike in that community.
Postcard with a picture of stores in Maurertown Virginia. Includes the McInturff, Aleshire, and Clem stores on Main Street.

The stores were located on what is now US Route 11.
Postcard showing the Maur-Brook Lodge, a home for tourists, located in Maurertown Virginia.
Postcard showing a view of the Shenandoah River near Maurertown, an unincorporated community in Shenandoah County. The card is partially colorized and is dated 1916.
Color postcard with a picture of two individuals kissing in front of a "Road to Marryland" sign and a reference to Maurertown Virginia.
Photographic postcard showing the Maurertown Mill located in Maurertown Virginia.

The three men shown in the postcard are, from left to right, _____ Trussell, Lee Sager owner of the mill, and Sam Funk the mill foreman.

The mill was steam…
Picture and address stub from S & H Service Station located on Old Valley Pike in Maurertown Virginia.
Copied picture of downtown Maurertown Virginia.
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