Tag Archives: Shenandoah Valley

Stop Here! Lee Chapel and Museum

Did you know that Robert E. Lee moved to Lexington, Virginia, after the Civil War and served as president of Washington College? A small chapel – built at Lee’s request – serves as a meeting place, museum, and final resting … Continue reading

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Stop Here! Frontier Culture Museum

I love good living history centers! There’s nothing quite like seeing what life was like in by gone eras. So…if you’re in the Shenandoah Valley, be sure to add Frontier Culture Museum to your list of stops. Informative for adults … Continue reading

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Stop Here! Ashby Monument

If you’re a cavalry fan, then today’s stop is one site you won’t want to miss in the Shenandoah Valley. Or if you’re learning about Civil War history in the Valley, it’s also a significant spot. Ever heard of Turner … Continue reading

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Stop Here! Edinburg Mill

People are survivors, and we celebrate and acknowledge that when they recover from a deadly illness, come out of a terrible experience, or find the courage to keep going after loss. What if I told you there’s a monument to … Continue reading

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Stop Here! Hupp’s Hill Civil War Park

Ever been somewhere and found a historic site but didn’t have time to full explore it? That’s what happened to me in Strasburg, Virginia, last year. I found a Civil War site, earthworks and all, but due to a heavy … Continue reading

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Stop Here! Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters

While I love the colonial and early American history found in Winchester, Virginia, I learned about this town through Civil War studies. The first time I remember reading about Winchester was in a children’s biography of “Stonewall” Jackson, and in … Continue reading

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