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Artillery Ridge

Location: Harrisonburg

Experience a part of the first hour of the Battle of Cross Keys at the new Artillery Ridge interpretation site. See, hear and smell what it may ... More Info

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Breneman-Turner Mill

Breneman-Turner Mill

Location: Harrisonburg
Breneman-Turner Mill

This historic landmark was built ca. 1800 on Linville Creek by pioneer Abraham Breneman, who migrated from Pennsylvania in 1770. It is a ... More Info

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Bridgewater During the War

Location: Bridgewater

Inscription reads: "The town of Bridgewater was a center of Confederate logistical activity during the Civil War. It also sent one company of ... More Info

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Bridgewater, Historic River Crossing, 1862 Valley ...

Location: Bridgewater

Inscription reads: "After his victory at the Battle of McDowell on May 8, 1862, Gen. Stonewall Jackson made plans to attack another Federal force in ... More Info

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Confederate General Hospital

Location: Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg was Rockingham County’s seat of government and largest town, and it was an ideal site for a hospital. When the Civil War began ... More Info

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Conrad's Store - Elkton

Location: Elkton

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History students visit CrossRoads

CrossRoads: Valley Brethren Mennonite Heritage ...

Location: Harrisonburg
History students visit CrossRoads

Welcome to CrossRoads--where journeys of faith and conscience meet. This center focuses on the Shenandoah Valley's Brethren and Mennonite ... More Info

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Daniel Bowman Mill at Silver Lake, Shenandoah ...

Location: Dayton

Inscription reads: "During the Civil War, the Daniel Bowman Mill occupied this site, grinding wheat brought here by Rockingham County farmers. The ... More Info

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Visit the two-story stone house built around 1749 by Daniel Harrison, first settler of Dayton.

Daniel Harrison House (Fort Harrison)

Location: Dayton
Visit the two-story stone house built around 1749 by Daniel Harrison, first settler of Dayton.

The Daniel Harrison House, also known as "Fort Harrison", was built in 1749 by Daniel Harrison, the first settler in Dayton. Daniel was the ... More Info

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Dayton, Dark Days in the Burnt District

Location: Dayton

Inscription reads: "In the fall of 1864, attacks by Confederate raiders and bushwhackers angered Federal officers in the Shenandoah Valley. On ... More Info

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Death of Lt. Meigs, Deadly Encounter, 1864 Valley ...

Location: Dayton

Inscription reads: "Here on the old Swift Run Gap Road on the evening of October 3, 1864, Union Lt. John Rodgers Meigs was killed in a fight with ... More Info

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Death of Lt. Meigs, The Heavy Hand of War, 1864 ...

Location: Dayton

Inscription reads: "The death of Union Lt. John R. Meigs, near the granite marker on the hill in front of you, unleashed a firestorm of retaliation. ... More Info

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Elk Run Cemetery

Location: Elkton

The Elk Run Cemetery has graves of 48 Confederate soldiers, both Civil War veterans and those killed in battle. These are marked. There is also an ... More Info

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Grand Caverns, Civil War site

Location: Grottes

Grand Caverns is a powerful example of Nature's handiwork. Gigantic stalactites point down from above. Equally imposing stalagmites thrust upward ... More Info

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Jennings House - Elkton

Location: Elkton

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Jennings House, Confederate Hospital 1862 and ...

Location: Elkton

Inscription reads: "This eight-room brick dwelling was built in 1840 for Dr. Simeon B. Jennings, a former resident of Port Republic. At the time ... More Info

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Lincoln Homestead

Lincoln Homestead & Cemetery

Location: Harrisonburg
Lincoln Homestead

The Lincoln Homestead c. 1800 is currently privately owned. However, there is a historical marker in front of the home and visitors are allowed ... More Info

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Long's Chapel at Zenda

Location: Harrisonburg

In the heart of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley lies a single remnant of Zenda, a settlement formed after the Civil War by newly freed slaves. When ... More Info

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