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Partial can label produced by W.E. Stickley of Strasburg Virginia for "Stickley's Hand Packed Peaches."

Photograph of the Massanutten Mountain and a portion of the Town of Strasburg Virginia.

The picture appears to have been taken from an airplane and is labeled "Aerial Photo Made Exclusively for Massanutten National Bank by Robinson Studio, Front…

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Photograph of Virginia Beeler of Strasburg.

The image was published in the Shenandoah Herald on April 10, 1956 to commemorate her selection as "Strasburg Grade School Teacher of the Month."

At the time Virginia Beeler was a 2nd Grade Teacher…

Oral history interview featuring Mary Beth Price conducted on June 17 2021 at the Box Office Brewery in Strasburg Virginia.

The interview focuses on her life growing up in Strasburg Virginia, her career as a local government employee and…

Photographs (x2) of students from Strasburg High School in costume for the 1929 May Day parade and festival.

One photograph is labeled "May Day - 1929 - Seniors" and the second is labeled "What 'We' Wore."

The individuals in the photograph…

Card with attached ribbon issued to Zelda Lichliter by the Massanutten Garden Club for their Flower Festival.

The card is undated.

Zelda Lichliter was a resident of Strasburg Virginia. The Massanutten Garden Club operates in the same town.
Portrait of George Garner wearing a suit and bow tie.

George was the Principal of Strasburg High School in the 1930's.
Photograph of the Strasburg High School's 1925 "Shenandoah Staff" responsible for producing that year's school yearbook.

Identified students are:

Front Row, Left to Right
Helena Margaret Finch, Walter Harold Flanagan, Rebecca Cooley, Hugh…
Photograph of the Strasburg High School “Booster Club” in 1925.

The photograph was taken beside the school and was utilized in the 1925 Strasburg High School Yearbook.

The yearbook lists the purpose of the club as boosting “the civic…
Picture of Strasburg High School's 1925 Sophomore Class which appeared in the school's yearbook.

Identified Are:

Front Row: ?, ?, ?, ?, ?, Vernon Frederick, Rebecca Cooley

Second Row:
?, ?, Edith Lineburg,?, ?, ?, Emily E. Saum (teacher),…
Photograph of the 1925 Strasburg High School's "Boys' Track Team."

The photograph appeared in the 1925 Strasburg High School yearbook.

Seated (Front):

George Wiley Garner (Principal and Coach), Walter Holmes Kronk, Douglas Calvin Bly, John…
Photograph of Strasburg High School's 1925 "Expression Class."

The photograph was taken beside the school and appeared in the 1925 Strasburg High School yearbook.

Pictured are, from left to right:

Top Row:
Evelyn Brumback, Turah…
Photo of a photograph of Omar Funk Pirkey standing on the left side of a group photograph. The photographer has applied white marker as if in preparation of making another print of just him.

The group photograph was taken at an event honoring…
Omar Funk Pirkey was from Strasburg, Virginia, where he was a member of the Strasburg Christian Church.

Mr. Pirkey was a Confederate Veteran. A photograph published in the Free Press on September 26, 2002, showed him standing with a group of…
The name, "Stickley" and "Strasburg" are written on the glass plate of this image of a young child.
Picture of a photograph of two women holding books and standing behind a man seated on a chair. The photograph includes a border with the words "Stickley & Bros." and "Strasburg, VA." at the bottom.
Photograph of a photograph showing a musical group. The original print is labeled "Massanutten Mountaineers Strasburg VA."

An August 11, 1938 Northern Virginia Daily article mentions the "Massanutten Mountaineers of Seven Fountains" performed for…
Vesper Hall is located near Strasburg on Route 55 very close to the I-81 interchange and across the road from the old Capon Road Depot. This stately home was built circa 1860 by Jacob Pifer and, by 1885, was used as a hotel. William Rupp, a locally…
Photograph of the loan document signed by D.A. Glaize of Lebanon Church on April 21, 1939, promising to pay the Massanutten Bank of Strasburg the sum of $2,449.42. The collateral he put up for the loan was the "Orndorff Bond".
View of Cedar Creek at Painters (Panther) Cove near Strasburg. This is a remote area and best accessed by canoe or kayak. The name, "Painters" is a corruption of "Panthers" as panthers formerly frequented the cavities. The word, "Panthers", is still…
Unidentified people relaxing at Painters (Panther) Cove on Cedar Creek near Strasburg. This remote area is best accessed by canoe or kayak. The name, "Painters" is a corruption of "Panthers" as panthers formerly frequented the cavities and are still…
View of North Street, looking west, as it climbs the hill just past the Town Run.

"Bank's Fort," a Civil War fortification dating to 1862 can be seen at the top, right of the image.

The house in the foreground and far left are still standing…
Portrait of Mrs. Frances (Palmer) Trimble as a young woman.

Mrs. Trimble lived in Strasburg and was the daughter of Clarence and Mamie Palmer. She married George Trimble in 1946. Mrs. Trimble was a member of the Strasburg Christian Church and was…
Portrait of Eleonor Hottel Balthis, who never married and became a teacher.

Born in Strasburg, she was the oldest child of Robert Fleming (1876-1944) and Hattie May (Hottel) (1882-1922) Balthis.

Interestingly, her civil birth was recorded…
Portrait of Nathan “Nate” Platt in his U.S. Army uniform. The patch on his shoulder indicates he was part of the 29th Infantry Division, nicknamed the Blue and Grey Division.

Nathan Platt was born in Manhattan on May 17, 1915 to Charles and Rosa…
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