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O’Reilly to speak on Stonewall Jackson’s leadership

Frank A. O’Reilly will deliver the opening address for the 2016 Stonewall Jackson Symposium, sponsored by the Stonewall Jackson House.

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One week left to register for Stonewall Jackson Symposium

Historians and students of the American Civil Warwill converge on VMI for the 16th biennial Stonewall Jackson Symposium.

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Registration open for Stonewall Jackson Symposium May 27-28

Registration is open for the 16th biennial Stonewall Jackson Symposium at Virginia Military Institute.

Stonewall Jackson House to commemorate Jackson’s 192nd birthday

The Stonewall Jackson House will celebrate the 192nd anniversary of the birth of Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson on Thursday, Jan. 21.

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Project GROWS announces Fall Farm Formal

Project GROWS, a 501c3 non-profit educational farm located in Augusta County, will host its first-ever Fall Farm Formal on Nov. 20 at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Downtown Staunton.


Shenandoah Valley hosts Virginia’s first agritourism conference March 10-11

Agritourism farmers, economic development staff, and local government leaders will gather on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 10-11, at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel in Staunton, Virginia, to explore innovative ideas on agritourism at the 2015 Virginia Conference on Agritourism in the Creative Economy.

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JMU Calendar of Events: Oct. 3-12

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Oct. 3-12, 2014.

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JMU Time and Place: Sept. 19-24

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs.

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EMU soccer men, women struggle in stinging Saturday defeats

EMU men fall to Virginia Wesleyan: The Royals had their chances against last year’s ODAC champion Virginia Wesleyan, but an upset was not to be as the men lost 4-1 on the road Saturday night.

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EMU men’s soccer earns draw with Lebanon Valley

Going into extra time is becoming old hat for the EMU soccer teams. The men settled for a scoreless draw Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference contest at Lebanon Valley.

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James Madison University events schedule: Sept. 5-14

Campus events and activities at James Madison University.

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EMU men’s soccer blasts Marymount, 4-1

Looking to rebound from Friday’s last-second loss, EMU’s soccer men torched the nets for four goals and their first victory of the season.

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September 2014 Calendar of Events: JMU

September 2014 Calendar of Events: JMU

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EMU men’s soccer looks to ride work ethic to success in ODAC

The EMU soccer men will be counting on a mix of experience and new faces to boost them back to the ODAC Tournament this fall. The Royals return a number of players from a balanced 2013 squad, but Coach Roger Mast expects a core of incoming athletes to push for spots on the field.

JMU baseball adds nine to 2014-2015 roster

Featuring three of the top talents locally in the Shenandoah Valley and six total pitchers, JMU baseball added nine newcomers to its 2015 roster to complete an incoming class of 13 as announced by the program on Tuesday.

Waynesboro in the Civil War lecture at WTA’s Gateway

The last in the series of Historic lectures will focus on Waynesboro’s role in the Civil War. The speaker is Richard G. Williams, civil war historian and writer.

1864 Valley Campaign is focus of Bridgewater College Civil War Institute

The 1864 military campaign that helped crush Confederate resistance in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War is the thrust of the seventh annual Bridgewater College Civil War Institute.

Battlefields Foundation launches crowdfunding campaign

Using a modern tool to preserve a piece of history, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has launched its first crowdfunding effort, using the Razoo platform, as part of its efforts to preserve and revitalize the historic Lee-Jackson Building in New Market.


Staunton newspaper history featured at R.R.Smith Center

The Augusta County Historical Society launches an exhibit, a lecture, and a book signing at the Smith Center on Thursday, January 23 to celebrate the history of newspapers in this community.

Augusta County Historical Society Fall Meeting focuses on Lewis family

As our nation looks back on that defining period of the Civil War – a history played out 150 years ago – it is sometimes too complex to grasp. The reality is that the history of that tragic war is actually comprised of millions of unique stories, some told on the battlefield and some on the homefront. One family’s history in that war will be the topic of the Augusta County Historical Society’s Fall Meeting to be held Sunday, November 3, at 3 p.m. at Augusta Stone Presbyterian Church in Fort Defiance.

Augusta County Historical Society to spotlight Valley Campaign

The year 2012 marked the 150th anniversary of Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Conducted during the spring and early summer of 1862, Jackson’s maneuvers in the Valley are still considered by historians and military strategists to be nothing short of tactical genius. On Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., the Augusta County Historical Society will present “Keeping the Federals at Bay: Stonewall Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign.”

Event preserves legacy of Stonewall Jackson’s Valley Campaign

In June 1862, Stonewall Jackson’s historic Valley Campaign came to a thunderous climax at the Battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic in Rockingham County

Guided tour to Stonewall Jackson’s Battles at Cross Keys and Port Republic

It’s time to register for Staunton Guided Tours’ You Are There, a living history day at the battlefields of Cross Keys and Port Republic on June 9. Civil War writer Terry Shulman leads the afternoon-evening tour, starting from Staunton Visitors Center at 1 p.m. Participants will experience living history programs and a guided car caravan […]