Stories of the Shenandoah Valley

The Shenandoah Valley invites you to learn about its rich heritage, from Native Americans who first shaped the land, to pioneers of this frontier; this fertile area became one of the most important wheat producing regions of the entire South. The Valley also witnessed some of the most dramatic events of the Civil War,including the Battle of Cedar Creek, a decisive October 19,1864 Union victory.


Click on the links below to learn more about the people and events that shaped the Shenandoah Valley.


Early History

The Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley


Last updated: October 24, 2020

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