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Frank A. O’Reilly will deliver the opening address for the 2016 Stonewall Jackson Symposium, sponsored by the Stonewall Jackson House.
Historians and students of the American Civil Warwill converge on VMI for the 16th biennial Stonewall Jackson Symposium.
Registration is open for the 16th biennial Stonewall Jackson Symposium at Virginia Military Institute.
The Stonewall Jackson House will celebrate the 192nd anniversary of the birth of Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson on Thursday, Jan. 21.
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.
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.
Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Oct. 3-12, 2014.
Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs.
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.
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.
Campus events and activities at James Madison University.
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.
September 2014 Calendar of Events: JMU
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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
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 […]