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Montgomery Hall Park, a municipal park for
African Americans during the segregation era,
opened on 4 July 1947. The Rev. T. J. Jemison
of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, an African
American community leader, persuaded Staunton
City Council to purcha…
Bridge History and Restoration. The current bridge dates from circa 1906 when the present train station, designed by local noted architect, T. J. Collins, was erected. An earlier wooden bridge had existed on the site since 1888. The iron pedestria…
The Virginia Central Railroad extended westward from
Charlottesville to Staunton and on to Clifton Forge by 1854.
Also in the 1850s, the Covington & Ohio Railroad was under
construction to connect the railroad system to the Ohio River.
A rural African-American school stood here by 1874. In 1927 a two-room elementary school serving Cedar Green and Smokey Row communities was built. The Augusta County Training School (Cedar Green School), the county's first black consolidated schoo…
Original Building 1857
When the Central Virginia Railroad was built in 1854, it changed Staunton from a rural village into a booming center of commerce. By the turn of the century, the warehouses that had grown up around the train depot supplied everything from fresh pr…
Commemorating theBirthplace ofWoodrow Wilsonthis enclosing walland garden laid out asof the period of1846 - 1857is dedicated by theGarden Club of Virginia
has been designated aRegistered NationalHistoric Landmark
Under the provisions of theHistoric Sites Act of August 21, 1935this site possesses exceptional valuein commemorating and illustratingthe history of the United States.
U. S. Departmen…
West Panel:Honor to the Brave870 Lie HereRecorded by Name, Company & Regiment:FromVirginia 385, N. Carolina 176, S. Carolina 59,Georgia 208, Alabama 49, Florida 8,Mississippi 11, Louisiana 19, Tennessee 12,Arkansas 20, Texas 3,And 207Recorded by N…
In 1947 the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center became the firststate comprehensive rehabilitationcenter in the United States. Operatedby the Virginia Department ofRehabilitative Services, this residential facility offers various programsfor indi…