This small town hosted a Confederate hospital complex established early in the war. A Confederate cemetery and monument honors those who died there.
The Museum has a vast collection of items ranging from old Mt. Jackson photos, books and military items from various wars including a large collection of Civil War artifacts on loan from the D. Coiner Rosen Estate. Other items of special interest include a collection of artwork and pottery of Billy Landis, a local artisan known for his Toby and poetry jugs, and a large collection of wooden crafts made by the Shenandoah Community Workers of Bird Haven (Basye). Of special interst is a quilt crafted and signed by Mrs. Anna Wayland (mother of Dr. John Wayland), dated Feb 1861. Recently acquired are 2 frakturs from the Israel Putnam Rinker and Samuel Wine families.
Thu-Fri 1-4 pm, Sat 10am-4pm
Group Tours available with advance notice
Guided Tours: no
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