Rockingham County Photo Album Index

Includes the Independent City of Harrisonburg

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Ashby Monument

Off Port Republic road marking the spot where Turner Ashby fell during an engagement near Harrisonburg

Photographed 1979 and Contributed by Gill Pollard

Long's Chapel

William and Hannah Carpenter deeded the land "to colored people, for a church...". It was built in 1870. Pictured is a professional in the process of lifting the structure to install steel beams, lest it be lost.

Photographed 7 Nov 2008 and Contributed by George Seitz.

Main Street, Bridgewater

c.1900, looking south. You can see the covered bridge in the background.

Contributed by Harriet Welch

Old Covered Bridge

(no longer standing) Writing at bottom of photo says "The longest single span wooden bridge in the world. 250 ft. Bridgewater, Va"

Contributed by Harriet Welch

State Normal School

Now James Madison University

Contributed by Harriet Welch

Hotel Rawley Springs

This was a famous health resort in the 1800s. Most of the buildings burned in 1886.

Contributed by Harriet Welch

Entrance to Weyers Cave

now called Grand Caverns. The date on the postcard appears to be 1914

Contributed by Harriet Welch

Ed's Park

Rawley Springs, VA ca.1940's. Note on gate reads: "Park closed for duration of the war"

Contributed by John Seay

Rockingham Memorial Hospital

Built 1911. Postmark on old postcard is 1919

Contributed by Harriet Welch

Massanutten Peak

from near Harrisonburg

Contributed by Harriet Welch

Remains of St. James Hotel

Broadway, VA. In background: Baptist Church and Coaklie dwelling, Feb. 1912

Photographed and Contributed by Harriet Welch

Greenmount Church

Built 1859

Contributed by Harriet Welch

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