Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Color photograph of "Highway Post Office One" passing the Shenandoah County Courthouse in 1988.

The Highway Post Office was inaugurated in 1941 with a Washington DC to Harrisonburg VA route. In 1988, the Smithsonian and US Postal Service…

Letter from George W. Graham of A. Spencer & Co. Real Estate Agents, Harpers Ferry West Virginia, to R.D. Newland of Hamburg (Shenandoah County) Virginia.

The letter inquires about Newlands ability, and price, to supply lumber for the…

Letter sent from Daniel Shockey to R.D. Newland, Hamburg Virginia. Shockey appears to be writing from the Hotel Evans in Winchester Virginia.

Statement issued to R.D. Newland by Wightman and Hisey for 1 bushel of seeds. Dated June 31, 1895.

Letter sent from George W. McCauley of Moorefield West Virginia to William Rush Merriam of Washington DC concerning a shipmen of lumber owned by the Henkel and McCauley Timber Company to be transported from Liberty Furnace to Edinburg Virginia by the…

Photograph of Russell Page Frye and Clara A. Sine Frye of Lantz Mill.

The image was taken and developed by Hugh Morrison at his Woodstock Studio. While the image is undated, it was most likely taken ca. 1908 when the couple were married.

Program for "Peter Muhlenberg Day" marking the dedication of the Peter Muhlenberg Plaza in Woodstock Virginia held on October 1, 1975.

The plaza was constructed as part of the community's celebration of the American Revolution Bicentennial.…

Single sheet playbill for "The Christmas Nativity" featuring the Woodstock Players with the Verse Speaking Choir and Glee Club. The program is dated 1940.

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.

Photographic postcard showing students and teachers at the Lantz Mill School.

The only identified person is Mamie May Santmiers Wilkins on the second row, sixth from left.

While the image is undated, based on Mamie's 1883 birthdate, it was…

Photograph of the covered Southern Railway Bridge crossing Stoney Creek in Edinburg Virginia.

The image is labeled "Sou RR Bridge Edinburg VA" and is undated.

This bridge was destroyed by a fire in 1915.

Certificate for two shares in the "Mt. Jackson Circulating Library" issued to Joseph Homer Tisinger of Mt. Jackson Virginia.

The certificate appears to be issued by "The Collins Library Company, Thomas J. Collins, Manager." It is dated February 6…

Broadside advertising the Woodstock Academy's "
Semi-Annual Exhibition," dated February 15-16 1827.

The exhibition appears to have included a variety of theatrical productions such as monologues and numerous lectures.

The Woodstock Academy…

Photograph of the Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg Virginia under construction.

The building was completed in 2000.

Campaign card for Loy J. Coffman for County Clerk of Shenandoah County Virginia. The election was to be held on November 8, 1927.

Letter sent from "Betty Saufard" of Orange Virginia to Margaret Revere Hoffman Hoffman of Woodstock concerning their upcoming semester at Madison College (now James Madison University in Harrisonburg Virginia) and the "A. A. sports carnival" to be…

Receipt noting that $29.25 had been received by Perry Bowman from M.M. Campbell, Receiver inf the Chancery suit of N.J. Conover vs. Liberty Iron Company for brick work on the company's stack. The receipt is dated December 31, 1891.

A November 4, 1936 edition of the "Sez Who," a newspaper published by the students of the Woodstock High School in Virginia.

The newspaper contains information about upcoming events, school activities, and local advertisers.

The name Margaret…

Fraktur commemorating the birth of Elizabeth Rinker of Shenandoah County.

The Fraktur is dated 1835 and reads:

"To This Couple Wilhelm Rinker and His Wife Sarah Whose Maiden Name is Painter (Bender) Was Born Into This World A Daughter, Year of…

Bark statement sent from H.S. Wightman to W.R. Merriam of Liberty Furnace Virginia on August 9, 1911.

The statement details the amount of bark collected, presumably on lands belonging to the Shenandoah Iron and Coal Company, during the month of…

Photograph showing cobbler shop and house operated by the Hisey Family in Edinburg Virginia.

The cobbler shop (first floor, commercial building on left) was founded in 1889 by Benjamin Frederick Hisey and later managed by his son Sedwick. A…

Color photograph of the golf course at the Shenvalee Golf Resort.

Located in New Market Virginia, the course first opened in 1927.

The photograph looks north east.

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 Hattie F. Hepne, identified as "Mrs. Rob Hepner," published in the Shenandoah Herald on June 29, 1956 in an article detailing a deer she had cared for which regularly returns to her home.

Hattie F. Hepner lived near Macanie in the…

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Photograph showing the officers of the Woodstock Woman's Club dated June 21, 1956. The photograph was published in the Shenandoah Herald Newspaper.

Pictured from left to right are:

Lacy Boyer
Emily Logan
"Mrs. Frank Humston"
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