Event Calendar

Sep 20 2017
Preschool Story Time: County
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Sep 20 2017
Baby Story Time: Strasburg
10:30AM - 11:00AM
Sep 21 2017
Books and Babies: County
10:30AM - 11:30AM
Sep 21 2017
Lego Club: County
04:30PM - 05:30PM

The books and manuscripts are arranged by modified Dewey Decimal classification. The areas of most common interest are

  • 929.1 Immigration Records
  • 929.2 Family Histories
  • Local Biographies
  • 973.3 Revolutionary War
  • 973.7 Civil War, 975.5 Virginia
  • 975.59 Shenandoah Valley
  • Other states and sources are also well represented. 

The two volume sets Virginia Historical Index by E. G. Swem and Virginiana by Virginia State Library are both helpful in locating sources to search. A finding aid is available.

Click here to view our Bird Haven Oral History Project!

Completed through a partnership between our archives, JMU, and the owners of Bird Haven Farm, this site contained 14 oral history from the Bird Haven area in western Shenandoah County and focuses on the Shenandoah Community Workers woodworking factory in that area. 

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