Robert Hopkins “Twig” and Lorraine Warren Strickler represent philanthropy in the truest sense of the word. Their generous support of the local community has been well documented. Less well-known is how diligently they worked to save and preserve Shenandoah Valley artifacts and material culture.
Of all the fertile valleys in 19th century America, none was more important than the Shenandoah Valley. The rich farmlands yielded healthy crops and livestock to nurture the Confederate Army. The geography of the valley provided protection during the war years. In the fall of…Read more