8/21/1997 – Striving to Keep History and Tradition Alive
9/4/1997 – Researching a Civil War Ancestor, and Where to Begin
9/18/1997 – Patriarch of the Cave family in Page County
10/9/1997 – Bloodshed on the River – A Little Known Civil War Action in Page
10/23/1997 – Development of the “Massanutten Tract” – a German-Swiss Colony
11/6/1997 – In the Wake of Nat Turner: Controversy over Slavery in Page
11/20/1997 – The Controversial 19th Century Murder of John Wesley Bell
12/4/1997 – Early Geographical History of Page County
12/18/1997 – Gallant Leaders of the “Page Volunteers” Company K, 10th Virginia Infantry

1/8/1998 – “Surfing” Your Way to Page County Genealogical Research
1/29/1998 – “But I know my great-great-grandaddy served in the Civil War”
2/5/1998 – Sources Abound for Information on Local Civil War Ancestors
2/19/1998 – The Early Hillyard/Hilliard/Hilliards Family Lines
3/12/1998 – County had Not-So-Pleasant Prisoner-of-War Experience
4/2/1998 – So just who is this upstart columnist from Georgia?
4/9/1998 – Discovering the Roots of the Page County Nauman Families
4/23/1998 – Current Genealogical Work Regarding Michael and Mary Kiser
5/7/1998 – A Yankee Represented Page in the 1861 Secession Convention
5/21/1998 – Daughters of the Confederacy in Page County
6/4/1998 – Marching with Stonewall – Leaders and Men of the ‘Page Grays’
6/18/1998 – White’s ‘Commanches’ included Leaders, Men of Grabill’s Company E
6/25/1998 – Virginians get to your posts for Gettysburg’s 135th Anniversary Reenactment
7/2/1998 – An Early History of Page County’s White House Bridge
8/6/1998 – Thomas Purdom and his role in the American Revolution
8/20/1998 – Anniversary Date Targeted for Summers-Koontz Roadside Marker
Special Article of 8/13/1998 – Page County Confederates Dispatched at Rude’s Hill (The Summers-Koontz Execution)
9/3/1998 – Page County and the Insult of Two General Orders
9/17/1998 – An Unwelcome Summer Expedition to Luray
10/1/1998 – Connection between Rev. John Casper Stoever and Elder John Koontz
10/22/1998 – Researching your Family History may be just a Web Site Away
11/5/1998 – History, a researcher, and one of many spooky ironies
11/19/1998 – Interpretation of History often Strays from Documented Fact
12/3/1998 – Pass Down those Nostalgic Tales to Future Generations
12/17/1998 – Page County’s Civil War Claims Amounted to Only One Percent

1/7/1999 – One Yankee’s Recollections of Marching through Page
1/14/1999 – The Hessian and a Case of Good Fortune – the Strole-Keyser connection
2/4/1999 – America’s Wars Have Left a Long Paper Trail for Genealogists
2/18/1999 – The Winnie Davis Cottage (Luray Orphanage)
3/4/1999 – Early Confederate Veteran & Descendant Organizations in Page
3/18/1999 – How the slave woman “Old Sill” ran the Charles C. Dovel Household
4/1/1999 – The Original Summers-Koontz Memorial of 1893
4/15/1999 – The Dovel Family & an Introduction to the Terror Experienced by the French Huguenots
5/6/1999 – The Origins of the Aleshire/Aleshite/Elscheit Family
5/20/1999 – The Stern Discipline of Stonewall Jackson and the Hard-Luck Page Grays
6/3/1999 – An English “Yank” and the Only Medal of Honor Earned on Page County Soil
6/17/1999 – A Forgotten People — Page County’s Antebellum Population of Free African-Americans
7/1/1999 – The Trek of the Nicholson Family — Whitehaven, England to Virginia to the Valley
7/22/1999 – Thomas Jordan — Page County’s Earliest Accomplished Military Leader & Noted Journalist
8/5/1999 – The Need of Keeping Page County’s Documented History in Page County — Part 1
8/19/1999 – The Need of Keeping Page County’s Documented History in Page County — Part 2
9/2/1999 – A Review of the Family Profiles of the Antebellum African-American Population in Page County
9/16/1999 – Former Page Confederate Served as Speaker of U.S. House
10/7/1999 – Living back in the mighty Shenandoah
10/21/1999 – The plight and flight of Page County’s German immigrants
11/4/1999 – James Huffman’s ‘Ups and Downs of a Confederate Soldier’
11/18/1999 – A people or a liquor? – the Scots/Scotch-Irish debate
12/2/1999 – Was John Lederer the first European to lay eyes on Page?
12/16/1999 – Action at Overall may have prolonged the Civil War

1/6/2000 – A former Page citizen, Abraham Lincoln and the winds of war
1/20/2000 – Page’s part in the early history of the Baptist Church in Virginia
2/10/2000 – Genealogical Research may also include World Wide Web
2/24/2000 – The ‘fort homes’ and historical interpretation
3/9/2000 – Page County’s sole artillery battery – the Dixie Artillery
3/23/2000 – Setting the record straight: Native American raids in Pre-Page
4/6/2000 – Page’s soldier-farmers and militia dilemma in the Civil War
4/20/2000 – Federal Cavalry and the December 1863 Raid on Luray
5/4/2000 – A sad tale of two Civil War Soldiers, Part 1
5/18/2000 – A sad tale of two Civil War Soldiers, Part 2
5/25/2000 – Though Page’s VMI Cadets Didn’t fight at New Market, They did Distinguish themselves in Service
6/1/2000 – Reprint of the March 9, 2000 article – Page County’s sole artillery battery – the Dixie Artillery
6/15/2000 – Page County’s Confederate Reserve & Militia Organizations
6/29/2000 – That which is important to preserve and why
7/13/2000 – One Page County Confederate’s Tale of the war, the “Burning” and comrades
7/27/2000 – Slavery in the ‘German element’ may have rooted from an influential minister
8/10/2000 – Price’s Mill – witness to the last days of the 1862 Valley Campaign
8/24/2000 – Clarifying a few details in the narrative of Bethany Veney
9/07/2000 – Page County Civil War Commission Update
9/21/2000 – Milam’s Gap and the legendary Milam Apple
10/5/2000 – Muhlenberg’s revolutionary inspiration to Valley Germans
10/19/2000 – Origins of the Broyles Family in Page County
11/2/2000 – Did Page County African-Americans serve for the Confederacy?
11/16/2000 – Why did Page take a stand? Seeking an answer to the Confederate question
11/30/2000 – Honoring our veterans with a headstone is an easy process
12/21/2000 – Grand ‘parade’ and the last passage of Stonewall from the Valley

1/11/2001 – The legacies that accompany Page County’s name
1/25/2001 – Some on the retreat from Gettysburg found passage through Page
2/8/2001 – The return of Union soldiers to Page . . . after the war: Part 1
2/22/2001 – The return of Union soldiers to Page . . . after the war: Part 2
3/8/2001 – Who was the man behind the Summers-Koontz execution?
3/22/2001 – The Irish Dorraugh-Dorrough-Derrough family of Page
4/5/2001 – Five brides, a witch and a deadly curse
4/19/2001 – Page was once known for orchards and new apple varieties
5/3/2001 – A ‘clasping of hands’ – the 1881 Luray reunion
5/17/2001 – Page execution: Marylanders fall for defying barn-burners, part 1
5/31/2001 – Page execution: Marylanders fall for defying barn-burners, part 2
6/7/2001 – Page execution: Marylanders fall for defying barn-burners, the conclusion
6/21/2001 – What’s in a name: Luray and Shenandoah
7/4/2001 – Virginia Civil War Trails and marking Page County history
7/19/2001 – The other residents of the Ruffner House – the Chapman Family
8/2/2001 – Page’s fighting Chapman brothers – postwar life
8/16/2001 – The Roudabush Family of Page County, Part I
8/30/2001 – The Roudabush Family of Page County, Part II
9/13/2001 – Belsnickling – when dressing in costumes wasn’t just for Halloween
9/27/2001 – Fall Celebrations of Heritage and the Spirit of America
10/11/2001 – What lay beneath 18th century Native American Raids in the area Part 1
10/25/2001 – What lay beneath 18th century Native American Raids in the area Part 2
11/08/2001 – The Stoneberger Family of Page County
11/22/2001 – Jackson’s first efforts at burning the bridges of Page County
11/29/2001 – A casualty of war – the family of George W. Summers, Sr.
12/13/2001 – Captain Michael Rader’s Company of Virginia Militia
12/27/2001 – Captain S.B. Coyner and redemption for the Massanutten Rangers, part 1

1/3/2002 – Captain S.B. Coyner and redemption for the Massanutten Rangers, part 2
1/17/2002 – Captain S.B. Coyner and redemption for the Massanutten Rangers, part 3/the conclusion
1/24/2002 – “But what does it have to do with me?” A primer in genealogical connections.
2/7/2002 – The struggle to leave Europe – early lives of the Rothgeb/Roadcap and Good families, part 1
2/21/2002 – The struggle to leave Europe – early lives of the Rothgeb/Roadcap and Good families, part 2
3/7/2002 – The struggle to leave Europe – early lives of the Rothgeb/Roadcap and Good families, part 3
3/21/2002 – The struggle to leave Europe – early lives of the Rothgeb/Roadcap and Good families, part 4
4/4/2002 – The struggle to leave Europe – early lives of the Rothgeb/Roadcap and Good families, part 5
4/18/2002 – After the trip, the Early Rothgeb and Good families of Page County
5/2/2002 – Legacy of Luray marble cutter Daniel Fagan
5/16/2002 – The fate of historic Overall Pass and Milford
5/30/2002 – Heritage tourism in Luray and Page County: How and why
6/13/2002 – The background of the name ‘Shenandoah’
6/27/2002 – Early lineage of the Richards family of Page County
7/11/2002 – Brown’s book and public discussion on Sam Chapman
7/25/2002 – A final resting place for Federal dead in Page County
8/8/2002 – June ’62 Cavalry clash at Luray
8/22/2002 – Luray native started network of Confederate women spies
9/5/2002 – The 1918 Confederate Veteran’s Monument
9/19/2002 – The Kite family of Page County, part 1
10/3/2002 – The Kite family of Page County, part 2
10/17/2002 – Cliff Cottage and a famous poetess of Luray
10/31/2002 – Henkel Press served early Page residents
11/14/2002 – One Page County Confederate and John Wilkes Booth
11/28/2002 – The tale of a humorous Civil War era county prank, part 1
12/12/2002 – The tale of a humorous Civil War era county prank, part 2

1/1/2003 – Page County Civil War Christmas past: In the field and at home
1/16/2003 – The Forrer Family – from clockmakers to iron magnates and socialites
1/30/2003 – Westward ventures: James T. Marye and a letter to a friend, part 1
2/13/2003 – Westward ventures: James T. Marye and a letter to a friend, part 2
2/27/2003 – Encounters in History: Union Soldiers and their accounts of Page County Slaves
3/13/2003 – An early record of the life of Dr. Thomas Benjamin Amiss
3/27/2003 – The amazing medical feat of Dr. T.B. Amiss, Confederate Surgeon, part 1
4/10/2003 – The amazing medical feat of Dr. T.B. Amiss, Confederate Surgeon, part 2
4/24/2003 – The last of Page County’s Confederate real sons
5/8/2003 – Following Page County’s war veterans
5/22/2003 – Page County’s World War I Questionnaires, part 1
6/5/2003 – Page County’s World War I Questionnaires, part 2
6/19/2003 – Lt. Arthur Ashby Grove and Page’s Men of the 29th Division in WWI
7/3/2003 – Arthur Ashby Grove, the Mexican Border Crisis and the coming of WWI
7/17/2003 – From Brownsville to Brest – Page County Men in WWI
7/31/2003 – The War to End all Wars: Page goes to France
8/14/2003 – Nearing the end and the 11th Hour of the 11th day of the 11th month
8/21/2003 – One Yankee’s march through the Page Valley in May 1862
8/28/2003 – Arthur Ashby Grove and his work after World War I
9/11/2003 – Where were the Confederate Soldiers During the Burning?
9/18/2003 – A cavalryman’s story and the secret of a ‘family recipe’
9/25/2003 – The Gibbons family in Page County, part 1
10/9/2003 – The Gibbons family in Page County, part 2
10/16/2003 – The Gibbons family in Page County, part 3
10/23/2003 – Revisiting the Turnpike System in Page County, part 1
11/13/2003 – Revisiting the Turnpike System in Page County, part 2
11/27/2003 – Carl Sebastian Keyser: The forerunner of Page County Keysers
12/11/2003 – Details from Page’s Southern Loyalist Claims, part 1
12/18/2003 – Details from Page’s Southern Loyalist Claims, part 2

1/1/2004 – The revealing southern loyalist claim of George Summers
1/8/2004 – Dr. Henry Ruffner and his famous abolition pamphlet, part 1
1/22/2004 – Dr. Henry Ruffner and his famous abolition pamphlet, part 2
1/29/2004 – The Ruffner Pamphlet and the 1859 Virginia Governor’s race
2/5/2004 – Booton/Booten family and its role in early Page County history, part 1
2/12/2004 – Booton/Booten family and its role in early Page County history, part 2
2/19/2004 – Early history of the Page County Finter family, part 1
2/26/2004 – Early history of the Page County Finter family, part 2
3/4/2004 – Forgotten symbol of sacrifice: The bronze tablet memorial to Page’s WW1 dead
3/11/2004 – Postwar pensions for Page County Confederate veterans, part 1
3/18/2004 – Postwar pensions for Page County Confederate veterans, part 2
3/25/04 – Page County Confederates and the R.E. Lee Camp Soldiers Home
4/1/2004 – A Page County man on the Yangtze River Patrols, part 1
4/8/2004 – A Page County man on the Yangtze River Patrols, part 2
4/15/2004 – A Page County man on the Yangtze River Patrols, part 3
4/22/2004 – Brief history of the two Confederate veterans groups in Page, part 1
4/29/2004 – Brief history of the two Confederate veterans groups in Page, part 2
5/6/2004 – The Ham family in Page County
5/13/2004 – The Pence family in Page County
5/20/2004 – Contrary viewpoints on the ‘Peculiar Institution’ and secession in Page
5/27/2004 – Slavery and the early break-ups of Baptist congregations in Page
6/3/2004 – Site of Summers-Koontz Execution now under protection
6/10/2004 – The man behind the Mansion Inn: A glimpse at the life of Gabriel Jordan, part 1
6/17/2004 – The man behind the Mansion Inn: A glimpse at the life of Gabriel Jordan, part 2
6/24/2004 – Page County’s lineage as a Virginia county
7/1/2004 – Frank Veney – the other half of the Bethany Veney story
7/8/2004 – A 1905 interview with John P. Louderback
7/15/2004 – General Turner Ashby’s ties to Page County
7/22/2004 – Page County recollections: Processing flax and wool in the 19th century, part 1
7/29/2004 – Page County recollections” Processing flax and wool in the 19th century, part 2
8/5/2004 – Stories from the Old Soldiers: ‘Around the Camp Fire of Co. K’
8/12/2004 – Huffman family origins
8/19/2004 – Comparing modern travel with 19th century travel – a glimpse at the differences
8/26/2004 – Harris family connections – William Sr. and Jr.
9/2/2004 – Tracing a given name may be just as interesting as tracing surnames
9/9/2004 – Operating an old ‘up-and-down’ sawmill in the 19th century
9/16/2004 – Residents of the Germanna colonies and their impact on Page County, part 1
9/23/2004 – Residents of the Germanna colonies and Page County, part 2
9/30/2004 – An early history of the Lutheran church in Page County, part 1
10/7/2004 – An early history of the Lutheran church in Page County, part 2
10/14/2004 – James Jewell ‘exchanges himself’ from captivity, part 1
10/21/2004 – James Jewell ‘exchanges himself’ from captivity, part 2
10/28/2004 – Memories of the apple harvest in the ‘old days’
11/4/04 – An early history of the Shuler family in Page County
11/11/04 – Old time flat boating down the Shenandoah
11/18/04 – A brief sketch of the life of Harry M. Strickler, part I
11/25/04 – A brief sketch of the life of Harry M. Strickler, part II
12/2/04 – A very different 1860s Luray – with a theater and actors – part I
12/9/04 – A very different 1860s Luray – with a theater and actors – part II
12/16/04 – The Rev. Henry Marvin Wharton and his connections with Luray, part I
12/23/04 – The Rev. Henry Marvin Wharton and his connections with Luray, part II
12/30/04 – An early history of the Rust family in Page County, part I

1/6/05 – An early history of the Rust family in Page County, part II
1/13/05 – An early history of the Rust family in Page County, part III
1/20/05 – Page County VMI cadet recounts his father’s matriculation at the same
1/27/05 – A Luray resident recalls service in the Philippine War, part I
2/3/05 – A Luray resident recalls service in the Philippine War, part II
2/10/05 – Joseph Bumgardner’s ‘Letter from an Old Citizen’, part I
2/17/05 – Joseph, part II
2/24/05 – Joseph, part III
3/3/05 – ‘Reminiscences of an Old Man’ – Mann Almond’s ca. 1877 history of Page County, part I
3/10/05 – part II
3/17/05 – part III
3/24/05 – part IV
3/31/05 – part V
4/7/05 – part VI
4/14/05 – part VII
4/21/05 – part VIII
4/28/05 – part IX
5/5/05 – part X
5/12/05 – part XI
5/19/05 – Former Page County slave served in the Corps de Afrique, part I
5/26/05 – part II
6/2/05 – part III
6/9/05 – When the abolitionist John Brown visited Lurayy
6/16/05 – Page Countian present at trial and hanging of John Brown
6/23/05 – Judge John H. Booton and his comment on ‘slave block’ in Luray
6/30/05 – Freedman’s Bureau reports and Page County, part I
7/7/05 – part II
7/14/05 – part III
7/21/05 – On Booton, Lauck and reporting on slavery in Page County
7/28/05 – Jacob R. Seekford and his recollections of the days of slavery
8/4/05 – Jacob H. Coffman’s recollection of ‘slavery times’, part I
8/11/05 – part II
8/18/05 – Petty Officer Walter M. Baker and the USS Cisco (SS-290), part I
8/25/05 – part II
9/1/05 – A history of ‘Cliff Cottage’ – also known as the Miller E. Roudabush house, part I
9/8/05 – part II
9/15/05 – part III
9/22/05 – When Doc Amiss came to Alma it was no small affair
9/29/05 – Remembering one of Doc Amiss’ ghost stories
10/6/05 – Caroline and the jack o’lantern
10/13/05 – Tales of witches and scary or bizarre happenings in Page County, part I
10/20/05 – part II
10/27/05 – The Marksville undertaker and his ghostly client
11/3/05 – The man for whom the school was named – Luray’s own Andrew Jackson, part I
11/10/05 – part II
11/17/05 – From New York to Page County – tracing the history of the Caton family, part I
11/23/05 – part II
12/1/05 – Newspaper stories from 1910-1940 gave good accounts of Page County slaves, part I
12/8/05 – part II
12/15/05 – An early history of the Barbee family, part I
12/22/05 – part II
12/29/05 – part III

1/5/06 – The histories of the town of Shenandoah, part I
1/12/06 – part II
1/19/06 – part III
1/26/06 – part IV
2/2/06 – part V
2/9/06 – part VI
2/16/06 – When the gypsies came to Page County
2/23/06 – Remembering a little about Page County’s first-born child and her family, part I
3/2/06 – part II
3/9/06 – Cavetown woman tells what hard times really were, part I
3/16/06 – part II
3/23/06 – part III
3/30/06 – What happened to Bethany Veney after leaving Page County? Part I
4/6/06 – part II
4/13/06 – Canton, Ohio Blue-Gray reunion of 1896 and Page’s Confederate veterans
4/20/06 – Remembering some of the old mills and millers of Page County
4/27/06 – part II
5/4/06 – DNA paves way for advanced genealogical research, part I
5/11/06 – part II
5/18/06 – Controversy surrounded the man who named Page’s village of Alma, part I
5/25/06 – part II
6/1/06 – The Rev. Boude and his history of the town of Shenandoah, part I
6/8/06 – part II
6/15/06 – part III
6/22/06 – Page County Confederates honored U.S. Grant at the time of his death
6/29/06 – Jacob Seekford recalls the day of coopers in Page County
7/6/06 – Remembering old-time superstitions, part I
7/13/06 – part II
7/20/06 – Recalling the early days of the Page Courier, part I
7/27/06 – part II
8/3/06 – part III
8/10/06 – Caverns owner Theodore C. Northcott and his part in the American Civil War, part I
8/17/06 – part II
8/24/06 – A story of brother against brother – almost
8/31/06 – Atrocities in Page County’s Civil War history, part I
9/7/06 – part II
9/14/06 – part III
9/21/06 – part IV
9/28/06 – part V
10/5/06 – Revisiting the execution of Pvt. William Pence
10/12/06 – More old-time witch tales of Page County, part I
10/19/06 – part II
10/26/06 – Early burial customs in Page County
11/2/06 – A look at Page County’s voting record in presidential elections (1832-2004), part I
11/9/06 – part II
11/16/06 – The ‘other’ experience of Page’s Confederate deserters, part I
11/22/06 – part II
11/30/06 – part III
12/7/06 – More wisdom from Ethel M. Cave, part I
12/14/06 – part II
12/21/06 – part III
12/28/06 – part IV

1/4/07 – Frances M. Hershberger in the First World War, part I
1/11/07 – part II
1/18/07 – part III
1/25/07 – part IV
2/1/07 – Page’s ‘Galvanized Yankees’ and Confederate POW holdouts, part I
2/8/07 – part II
2/15/07 – part III
2/22/07 – The Wilson brothers in the Civil War, part I
3/1/07 – The Wilson brothers in the Civil War, part II
3/8/07 – Tracking down the story behind Runkle’s Ford and Runkle’s Gap
3/15/07 – A sad tale from the Nicholson family
3/22/07 – Early history of the Emerson/Emmerson family of Page County
3/29/07 – Remembering Verbena – a day at the popular park
4/5/07 – An early history of the Laconia family of Page County, part I
4/12/07 – part II
4/19/07 – Revisiting the story of Christian Strohl/Strole, part I
4/26/07 – part II
5/3/07 – Recalling an old story from the War Between the States
5/10/07 – Green Hill Cemetery and an obituary from long ago, part I
5/17/07 – part II
5/24/07 – Assessing Civil War loyalties and a brief overview of the Thomas Meadows family, part I
5/31/07 – part II
6/7/07 – part III
6/14/07 – Reassessing Civil War loyalties in Page County – one last note
6/21/07 – A different role for the county court house in 1871, part I
6/28/07 – part II
7/5/07 – Recalling tales of some of the old-time railroad workers from the 1870s and 80s, part I
7/12/07 – part II
7/19/07 – The Old Robertson School House, part I
7/26/07 – part II
8/2/07 – part III
8/9/07 – part III
8/16/07 – Luray’s place in 19th Century art
8/23/07 – A snapshot of Page County Confederates off the battlefield, part I
8/30/07 – part II
9/6/07 – Luray’s famous photographer – Silas K. Wright
9/13/07 – Shenandoah’s long struggle with structural fires
9/20/07 – Hard-line Union man – a look back at Thornton Hamilton Taylor, part I
9/27/07 – part II
10/4/07 – A forgotten angle of mercy in Page County history, part I
10/11/07 – part II
10/18/07 – part III
10/25/07 – part IV
11/1/07 – part V
11/8/07 – part VI
11/15/07 – Page County in the Spanish-American War, part I
11/22/07 – part II
11/29/07 – part III
12/6/07 – part IV
12/13/07 – part V
12/20/07 – part VI
12/27/07 – part VII

1/3/08 – part VIII
1/10/08 – part IX
1/17/08 – An historical sketch of early education in Page County, part I
1/24/08 – part II
1/31/08 – part III
2/7/08 – A tale of three Biedlers
2/14/08 – Butchering days and other memories of the past
2/21/08 – Recollections of Sheriffs ‘Billy’ Campbell and William Rosser, part I
2/28/08 – part II
3/6/08 – Ever attend an ‘Old Time Corn Husking’? part I
3/15/08 – part II
3/20/08 – Problems with ‘Old Time Shirts’
3/27/08 – More to Luray Post Office art than meets the eyes
4/3/08 – Recalling Dr. Quigley and his drug store
4/10/08 – Recollections of some old-time walkers, part I
4/17/08 – part II
4/24/08 – Some of Page’s earliest African-American preachers, part I
5/1/08 – part II
5/8/08 – Page County’s dog mail carrier
5/15/08 – The disagreement on Luray’s Rosser Building, part I
5/22/08 – part II
5/29/08 – Another Page County man in blue – Frederick Amos Alger
6/5/08 – Another Page County man in blue – Andrew Jackson Foltz
6/12/08 – Some old Page Courier correspondents, part I
6/19/08 – part II
6/26/08 – Civil War Page County in Richmond’s ‘Daily Dispatch’
**A Summer Clash at Luray
7/3/08 – More of Jacob H. Coffman’s boyhood recollections of the Civil War
7/10/08 – The Temperance fountain… that is no more, part I
7/17/08 – part II
7/24/08 – An overview of county agriculture from 1850-1870
7/31/08 – ‘Echoes’ from a 1909 Confederate Reunion in Luray
8/7/08 – William H. Price’s recollections of the Civil War, part I
8/14/08 – part II
8/21/08 – part III
9/28/08 – John Grigsby Beylor’s recollections of the Civil War, part I
9/4/08 – part II
9/11/08 – part III
9/18/08 – The tedious and complicated task of old-style hominy making
9/25/08 – Correspondence from migrating kin in the 19th Century, part I
10/2/08 – part II
10/9/08 – The coming of the Episcopal Church to Luray
10/16/08 – Mann Varner and his apple brandy
10/23/08 – Old-time political debates in Luray and Page County
10/30/08 – Honeyville and the Great Balloon Ascension of 1878
11/6/08 – Reflections of Shenandoah – ideal location for factories
11/13/08 – A large crowd gathered when Luray got a stoplight
11/20/08 – Some extinct industries that once flourished in Luray
11/27/08 – Mann Almond and the Old Gruber ‘Almanac’
12/4/08 – The Noah Kite Monument
12/11/08 – The Stony Man Copper Mine of the 1850s
12/18/08 – The Christmas tree and the Shenandoah Valley, part I
12/25/08 – part II

1/1/09 – A snapshot of the Luray police force up until 1938
1/8/09 – When a Luray native made flight history, part I
1/15/09 – part II
1/22/09 – part III
1/29/09 – More interesting details on Luray’s Peter B. Borst
2/5/09 – Another window to the past: The ‘musings of an old man’
2/12/09 – A story from the fall of ‘64
2/19/09 – Other reflections on the Civil War, part I
2/26/09 – Other reflections on the Civil War, part II
3/5/09 – Other reflections on the Civil War – the upcoming Sesquicentennial, part III
3/12/09 – Page Countian writes from his cavalry post in the ‘old west’
3/19/09 – Some early memories of ‘The Hill’ in Luray
3/26/09 – One of Page’s fallen at First Manassas
4/2/09 – Politicking in early 19th Century Page County
4/9/09 – Corn cake in Old Virginia
4/16/09 – Snippets from the diary of John McPherson, part I
4/23/09 – part II
4/30/09 – Old-time remedies and ‘cures’ for various ailments
5/7/09 – Reconsidering the 97th Virginia Militia, part I
5/14/09 – part II
5/21/09 – part III
5/28/09 – Tracking Luray’s modernization in 1937
6/4/09 – Theodore H. Lauck writes about Spotsylvania Court House, part I
6/11/09 – part II
6/18/09 – part III
6/25/09 – An Ohio trooper writes from Aventine
7/2/09 – Reporting local news during the Civil War
7/9/09 – A story about ‘Little Charlie Borst’, part I
7/16/09 – part II
7/23/09 – When ‘White’s Comanches’ met in Luray, part I
7/30/09 – part II
8/6/09 – The Coffman Brick operation of the 19th century, part I
8/13/09 – part II
8/20/09 – A short account about two runaway slaves from Page
8/27/09 – An old family story of the Civil War
9/3/09 – What rules our understanding of the past… history or heritage?
9/10/09 – The Burning of the ‘Inn’
9/17/09 – A forgotten Luray: ‘Tater Hill’ and ‘Georgetown’, part I
9/24/09 – part II
10/1/09 – part III
10/8/09 – Recalling the old-time ‘ice cure’ for rheumatism
10/15/09 – Philip M. Kauffman recalls events of October 1864, part I
10/22/09 – part II
10/29/09 – part III
11/5/09 – part IV
11/12/09 – part V
11/19/09 – More from Comrade Kauffman
11/26/09 – ‘Westward Ho! Honeyvillers’ move west in years after the Civil War
12/3/09 – Recalling the success of General Ulysses Simpson Grant Fry’s restaurant
12/10/09 – Old forests in Page County
12/17/09 – Integrating the Web into the Heritage and Heraldry format
12/24/09 – Who made a difference, part I
12/31/09 – Who made a difference, part II

1/7/10 – part III
1/14/10 – part IV
1/21/10 – part V
1/28/10 – part VI
2/4/10 – part VII
2/11/10 – part VIII
2/18/10 – Robert Franklin Leedy (1863-1924)
2/25/10 – John Ruffner’s tussle with some Union troopers
3/4/10 – The Civil War, Page County, and three Louisianans, part I
3/11/10 – part II
3/18/10 – The Blackford family… here and a little beyond the Page years, part I
3/25/10 – part II
4/1/10 – Richard Stewart Parks (1839-1922)
4/8/10 – Page’s Galvanized Yankees… again.
4/15/10 – The death of Charles C. Wheat, part I
4/22/10 – The death of Charles C. Wheat, part II
4/29/10 – The death of Charles C. Wheat, part III
5/6/10 – Page County’s lone fatality during the landings at Normandy
5/13/10 – The “famous” student uprising against Mr. Modesitt
5/20/10 – Reflections of 1888
5/27/10 – Luray’s reaction to the end of the “Great War”
6/3/10 – More information on the Haines-Beyler murder, part I
6/10/10 – More information on the Haines-Beyler murder, part II
6/17/10 – The SS Luray Victory
6/24/10 – A sampling from “Jacob’s Well”
6/30/10 – The disappearance of the native Chestnut
7/7/10 – How men and women were separated in churches
7/14/10 – Revisiting the story of the Gillespie family, part I
7/21/10 – Revisiting the story of the Gillespie family, part II
7/28/10 – Part II
8/4/10 – Part IV (conclusion)
8/11/10 – Page’s losses during the First World War, part I
8/18/10 – Page’s losses during the First World War, part II
8/25/10 – Page’s losses during the First World War, part III
9/1/10 – Page’s losses during the First World War, part IV
9/8/10 – Page’s losses during the First World War, part V
9/15/10 – Dr. Caspar C. Henkel sheds some light on mid-19th century Page County
9/22/10 – A clash of the “tennials” and our collective historical “memory”
9/29/10 – A forgotten soldier of Page, part I
10/6/10 – A forgotten soldier of Page, part II
10/13/10 – The Kercheval-Wayland “debate” over the “Senedos”, part I
10/20/10 – The Kercheval-Wayland “debate” over the “Senedos”, part II
10/27/10 – Adieu (The last article for the “Heritage and Heraldry” column)


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