Celebrate archives and archivist who preserve the history of the Shenandoah Valley at an Archives Fair on Friday, October 11th.

Held from 10:00AM-Noon at the Shenandoah County Library, this event will feature various local, regional, and academic repositories that maintain collections related to the history of Shenandoah Valley and its people. Students, genealogists, historians, and the public are invited to bring questions about research and where to find primary documents related to the historic Shenandoah Valley. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about these sites and meet their staff at this free, open house style, event.

Sites currently confirmed as attending are:

-Shenandoah County Library's Truban Archives

-Handley Library's Stewart Bell Archives

-Clarke County (VA) Historical Association

-James Madison University Special Collections

-Eastern Mennonite University Special Collections

-Augusta County Historical Society

-Thomas Balch Library

-Bridgewater College Special Collections (Pending)

For more information contact Shenandoah County Library Archivist Zachary Hottel.