Our Mission

Preserving Our Heritage

Our Society exists in order that present and future generations may learn of the rich traditions and historic heritage of the Shenandoah Valley.

Enhance the appeal of History for Youth with modern technology at a brighter level of understanding and excitement

Focus on our Core Values of Local History, Genealogy, and Collections.

Continually Improve and Modernize Systems for Cataloging, Presentation and Storage of Archives and Artifacts.

Reach Out for support by expanding Membership, and from Corporations, Foundations, Governments, and our Fellow Citizens of the Shenandoah Valley.




Listen to old recordings of historical songs

  • "Star Spangled Banner" by John P. Sousa
  • "Battle Hymn of the Republic" by John P. Sousa
  • "Dixie" - unknown band
  • Virginia's "State Song"
  • Civil War Song (Modern Version !)