A classic – back in print!
The Harrisonburg Daily News set out a call across the county and beyond for the cooperation of business and professional men, farmers and educators to help create a work that represents the interests of the ‘great County of Rockingham:”
“The Daily News announces to its many patrons and friends in this and adjoining counties that we have made arrangements to issue in the near future an illustrated portfolio, or book on Rockingham County, in which we hope, in an artistic and pictorial way, to exploit the many and varied interest, industries, agricultural, financial, educational, and other features of one of the most famous sections of the State.”
Originally, published by The Harrisonburg Daily News in 1910, this resource is as informative now as it was then. Each page is full of history, biography, photography, and advertisements. the highlights lead the reader back over 100 years to discover the industry of Rockingham. Locality references include Harrisonburg, Bridgewater, Dayton, Mt. Clinton, Singers Glen, Broadway, Lacey Spring, Timberville, Edom, Greenmount, Elkton, Pleasant Valley, Lynnwood, McGaheysville, Port Republic, Keezletown, Grottoes, Penn Laird, Montevideo, North Mountain, Cross Keys, and Hinton.
Coil bound, 50+ pages, supplemental index included.