Shenandoah County Court House

Shenandoah County Court House Woodstock Virginia

Stock #: 40398
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Woodstock
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Shenandoah
Publisher: Asheville Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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This building of native limestone, erected in 1791, is the oldest Court House now in use west of eh blue Ridge. A few rods southeast from here stood the church in which Peter Muhlnburg preached his martial sermon and made his famous call to arms in 1776. Thomas Marshall, Sr., and Thomas Marshall, Jr., father and brother of Chief Justice John Marshall were the first clerks of this County, 1772-1784.
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