Voice of the Archives
Herstory: Women in the Past
The Shenandoah County Library is committed to identifying, collecting, preserving, cataloging, and providing access to resources related to the culture, history, life, and heritage of Shenandoah County.
To do so we maintain the Shenandoah Room filled with local history reference materials, and the Truban Archives which houses historic documents and items. If you need help advancing your research, be sure to check out our Research Assistance Guide before visiting.
If you are visiting us to conduct genealogical research, we recommend you browse our Family Folder Collection.
Most of our local history collection is available during regular library hours. However, materials in our archives is only available when our archivist or a volunteer is on duty. While we recommend you contact us in advance to assure someone is available, individuals are usually available:
|Monday & Tuesday||10:00AM-5:30PM|
|Thursday & Friday||10:00AM-5:30PM|
Lost in Collections
“New Jail Building, Woodstock.” Mary Ann Williamson Collection, undated.
This picture shows what was then called the “new” county jail on Court Square in Woodstock.
What Happened Here?
Learn about your community by participating in our What Happened Here? local history project.
Shenandoah County has a long and rich history. Numerous local organization preserve that past, and interpret its meaning including: