The Heritage Museum telephone number is: 540-879-2616. The actual (not mailing) address is: 382 High Street, Dayton, Va. 22821. - - - CONTACT US - (Click here for directions, hours, and much more information.)
Featured is the story told by the Civil War letters of the Hopkins Family
The Harrisonburg - Rockingham Historical Society has been the primary source of historical preservation and education for over 100 years in the central Shenandoah Valley.
The objectives of this organization have changed from the old, to the young. The present will become history for their children, and H.R.H.S. is working to provide an environment to enhance history, so as to attract the interest of today's youth.
Be sure to explore this website. In the upper right, take the Virtual Tour. Use the menu tabs to learn about online information for genealogists. See what the library has to offer, as well as the photo archives and the museum collection. We hope you visit Dayton, the Civil War battlefields, and other attractions in central Virginia. The links page will provide information about many of the places to enjoy. Places to visit.How you can help.
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Originally designed for the 100 year rememberance of the Civil War, This 20 X 13 Ft. display of the campaign of 1862 has been revised with new electronics and computer controlled visual and audio formats. When one sees this program, it explains how General Jackson delayed the Union forces in their march on Richmond.
This presentation will acquaint one with the roads, battlefields, towns and mountains that were instrumental in the critical battles of the Shenandoah Valley campaign.
RESEARCH INDEX - A list of available digital resources at HRHS.
(Since Jan 2011)
(10,015 visitors in 2011)
( 9,689 visitors in 2012)
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