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Stonewall Jackson's camp ground April 2-16, 1862; his headquarters at the foot of this hill. Colonel John Francis Neff, Commander 33rd Regiment, Stonewall Brigade, born and buried near here.
In 1875, Confederate veteran Christian Shirley constructed this brick house on the site of his family's former home, which had burned two years earlier. The Shirleys were longtime residents of Shenandoah County who had farmed their 153 ares since …
The earthworks on the hilltop to the southwest were constructed by General Banks in the campaign of 1862.
This house, built about 1755, is the old Hupp Homestead. It was used as a fort in Indian attacks.
This Frontier Fort stands in mute evidence of that early American history that has gone before us. It was built around the year 1755, and it was home of one of the first settlers to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Built at a time when the early…
Near here was born John Sevier, pioneer and soldier, September 23, 1745. He was a leader in the Indian Wars and the Battle of King's Mountain, 1780. He was the only governor of the short-lived state of Franklin and the first governor of Tennessee.…
Here ran the southwestern boundary of Lord Fairfax's vast land grant, The Northern Neck. It was surveyed by Peter Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson's father, and others in 1746.
Built through the efforts of Mrs. William Steenbergen, the church has served as a meeting place for Mt. Jackson churches. The cemetery represents a history of the town and its early citizens. Daniel Grey, a Revolutionary War soldier, is buried in …
These trenches were constructed by Sheridan in the autumn of 1864 while campaigning against Early.
Just west of modern route 11 is the Daniel Stickley Farm. The ruins of the Stickley Mills are located beside the creek just below the house. During the war, the Valley Turnpike ran past the brick Stickley house and turned right onto a covered brid…