Explore Our History! Many of the Sites Listed Below are FREE or Charge Little Admission!
The Edinburg Mill was built in 1848 by George Grandstaff and was in continuous operation as a grist mill until 1978. It is famous for the fact that it is one of the few mills in the Valley that was not burned by Sheridan during the Civil War. The mill is NOW OPEN Monday-Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm and Sundays from 12-5 pm.
540-984-8400 or email us at
Film, "The Burning", re-creation of store fronts, transportation and agricultural exhibits.
The Woodstock Museum consists of two 18th century houses located within a block of what is locally known as "The Old Shenandoah County Courthouse," the oldest active courthouse west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Both of the Woodstock Museum houses, the Marshall House & the Wickham House, have historic connections to the Old Courthouse.
The Museum's houses are open, free of charge, to the Public MAY - OCTOBER. Volunteer Docents offer tours during those months on THURSDAY - SATURDAY, from 1 pm until 4 pm. Other times are available by appointment (visit our Contact Uspage for more info). NO ADMISSION FEE! but donations as gratefully accepted. 540-459-5518 http:www.woodstockmuseumva.org
Housed in a Southern Railway depot, the Museum exhibits include 18th, 19th, and 20th century pieces and items from Colonial farms, barns, and homes. Native American artifacts, Civil War articles, a railway baggage car, three Victorian-style rooms, and a large collection of Strasburg pottery. Open daily May 1 - October 31. Admission is $3.00 for adults; $1.00 for teenagers; and .50 for children 12 and under. 440 E. King St. Strasburg, VA 22657. 540-465-3175. www.strasburgmuseum.org
The Virginia Museum of the Civil War
The Virginia Museum of the Civil War tells the story of the 1864 Battle of New Market and the Civil War in Virginia. Learn more about the young cadets from Virginia Military Institute who fought in what became known as "The field of lost shoes" during the Battle of New Market and browse exhibits about the war in the Shenandoah Valley and Virginia. Admission ticket includes the Battlefield, the Hall of Valor Civil War Museum, and Bushong Farm. Open 9 am -5 pm daily (closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Day.) Special events throughout the year, including the annual Battle of New Market Reenactment each May; the oldest annual reenactment in the nation. Home to the Shenandoah Valley Tourist Information Center.
Stroll the timeworn streets of New Market with a historian/storyteller costumed in 1860's period dress and hear the true life adventures of women during the Civil War. May-October, by appointment only.
This fun and fact filled Civil War Park has something for everyone. The walking trails through the civil war earthworks provide visitors with a relaxing stroll through the beautiful grounds, and a fresh perspective of the local natural and manmade environment, and the history of the site. The newly refurbished museum tells the story of the Shenandoah Valley in 1864, and the variety of battles and actions that occurred, as well as the hardships the women and children endured to maintain the homes. Numerous displays and artifacts are available for viewing and learning. The new theater provides a place to learn even more through the DVD presentations. For those who prefer to shop, the well stocked gift/book shop has a wide variety of books about the Civil War action in the area, as well as lots of gifts and souvenirs.
Yes, Hupp’s Hill Civil War Park has something for everyone!
The Shenandoah County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee proudly presents "Caring for the Wounded: Civil War Medical Service in Shenandoah County, Virginia." This brochure tells the story of make-shift hospitals and how the county residents cared for soldiers regardless of what uniform they wore. Read quotes from residents diaries, read of the food contributions made to local hospitals when residents had so little food to spare, and learn about where you can go to see exhibits at area museums. To obtain a free copy of this brochure, please email
or call us toll-free at 888-367-3965.