Get to know the history of the Shenandoah Valley beyond the Civil War. Learn how Native Americans shaped the Shenandoah Valley at Belle Grove and Decar Creek National Historical Park. Discover how European Pioneers later settled along the Wilderness Road with stops at the Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum, The Strasburg Museum, Shenandoah County Historic Courthouse and Bushong House at the VA Museum of the Civil War.
Tour charming historic towns such as Strasburg, Woodstock, Edinburg, Mt Jackson and New Market and step back in time at the Commonwealth's first bowling alley, Shenandoah Bowling Lanes still reminiscent of the 1940's. Grab a flight or pint at Woodstock Brewhouse which is located in a renovated historic denim factory from WWI.
Travelers will also enjoy a stop at Main Street of Yesteryear at Shenandoah Caverns where visitors can view retail window displays from the early 1900's or a collection of parade floats featuring those from presidential inaugurations over the last 40 years at American Celebration on Parade.
Stop by Southern Kitchen in New Market for a slice of edible American History with a slice of their delectable homemade pies before learning about the rich agriculture of the Valley at Smith Creek Heritage Farm.
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Last Updated: 08/23/2019