Published on October 5, 2015

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The Town of Front Royal was first chartered in 1788 and since that time, many aspects of the nation’s history have taken place in this quaint Virginia town. The scene of fierce fighting in Stonewall Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign, which saw the 1st Maryland Confederate engage the 1st Maryland Union regiments, to Lee’s withdraw back up the Valley following his defeat at Gettysburg. Visit the cottage of famed Confederate spy Belle Boyd, historic downtown and much more. Finish the day off with a classic Virginia meal at a signature restaurant.

Front Royal Tour

The Killahevlin Inn (Stop 1)
This historic inn sits on Richardson’s Hill, a key point during the Battle of Front Royal fought on May 23, 1862.

Front Royal – Warren County Visitors Center (Stop 2)
Stop in the Front Royal – Warren County Visitors Center to familiarize yourself with the Front Royal area.

Warren Heritage Society (Stop 3)
This cluster of small museums provides excellent insight into Front Royal’s historic legacy before, during and after the Civil War.

Warren Rifles Confederate Museum (Stop 4)
Just down the street; be sure to stop in the Warren Rifles Confederate Museum and Gift Shop.

Courthouse Square (Stop 5)
Visit this historic site and view memorials dedicated to Confederate, U.S. and Soldiers from World War I & II.

Dinner at Apartment 2G (Stop 6)
After a day of exploring historic Front Royal, take in a delicious meal at this wonderful restaurant.