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Physical and Natural - Shenandoah National Park

Endless Caverns: Wonderful and Spectacular, New Market, Virginia. In the Heart of the Shenandoah Valley. [New Market, Va.]: [Endless Caverns], [1927?]. 30p.: illus., map.
Promotional literature which includes a description of the rooms and areas of the caverns.
1. Endless Caverns - Promotional literature. 2. Caves - Promotional literature.
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"To Some It's Home Not Just a National Park." Harrisonburg Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, Va., November 19,, 1996, 9-10.
The illustrated article is about the people who had to leave their land and homes when Shenandoah National Park was established in the 1930's. Two organizations, The Children of Shenandoah and Shenandoah Friends, are featured.
1. Shenandoah National Park - Land resettlement. 2. The Children of Shenandoah. 3. Shenandoah Friends.
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US vs. NPS: Virginians Defending the Bill of Rights. [Wolftown, Va.]: [Leri Melissa Thomas], [1992]. 60p.: illus. Includes bibliograhies.
This book discusses the National Park Service, several historic districts, Civil War battlefields, and the Shenandoah National Park. The writers deliver a scathing report and summary of government policy on these areas. Rockingham County is occasionally noted, e.g. a meeting was held in Harrisonburg in January, 1924 which established the organization Shenandoah Valley, Inc., and an article on May 17, 1990 in The Valley Banner (newspaper) on a jurisdiction issue on Shenandoah National Park.
1. Shenandoah National Park - Land settlement. 2. Shenandoah Valley, Inc. 3. Land use - Government policy. 4. Right of property. 5. National parks and reserves.
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Conners, John A. Shenandoah National Park: An Interpretative Guide. Blacksburg, Va.: McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, 1988. viii, 214p.: illus., charts, maps, tables.
This guide contains a discussion of the geology, flora, and fauna of the region. The last section is a road log to the Skyline Drive. Topographic maps are printed throughout the guide. Rockingham County areas are included.
1. Shenandoah National Park - Guide-books. 2. Skyline Drive.
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de Hart, Allen. The Trails of Virginia: Hiking the Old Dominion. new & rev. ed. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xi, 421p.: illus., maps. Bibliography: p. 393-397.
Rockingham County is represented in a section on Shenandoah National Park. Following an overview of the Park there are specific listings of trails by milepost. A general map is keyed to the mileposts.
1. Shenandoah National Part - Guide-books. 2. Hiking - Guide-books.
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Heatwole, Henry. Guide to Shenandoah National Park (Formerly "Guide to Skyline Drive").. 4th ed. Bulletin no. 9. Luray, Va.: Shenandoah Natural History Association, 1988. 226p.: illus, maps, tables.
This hiker's guide offers comprehensive coverage of the Park. The detailed log of the park includes its area in Rockingham County.
1. Shenandoah National Park - Guide-books. 2. Hiking - Guide-books.
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Hoepfner, Christine. Stories from Swift Run Shenandoah Valley Regional Studies Seminar. [Harrisonburg, Va.]: [James Madison University], 1995. [17]p. Bibliography: p. [17].
This paper looks at the Swift Run Gap area during the 1920's and 1930's when the federal govenment was in the process of obtaining land that became the Shenandoah National Park. The Children of Shenandoah organization is noted. The Rockingham County area of Swift Run is noted throughout.
1. Swift Run Gap. 2. Children of Shenandoah. 3. Shenandoah National Park - Land settlement.
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Lambert, Darwin. The Undying Past of Shenandoah National Park. Boulder, Colo.: Roberts Rinehart Inc. Publishers, in Cooperation with Shenandoah Natural History Association, 1989. xxi, 330p.: illus., maps. Bibliography: p. [309]-323.
A comprehensive, and profusely illustrated, history of Shenandoah National Park. Rockingham County sites are noted throughout the history. Illustrations include Sarah Harris Gardner Maiden, several Hensley men and the Hensley cemetery, a view overlooking Rockingham County from Skyline Drive, and the Swift Run Gap monument. Appendices include lists of cemeteries in the Park, owners of land condemned in the 1930's for the Park and the land's value, a list of land owners selling voluntarily to the Federal Government, and heads of families living on Park land in 1935.
1. Shenandoah National Park - History. 2. Skyline Drive. 3. Cemeteries - Shenandoah National Park. 4. Maiden, Sarah Harris Gardner, 1798-1886.
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Lambert, Darwin S. Beautiful Shenandoah: A Handbook for Visitors to Shenandoah National Park. [Lynchburg, Va.]: [Printed in the U.S.A. by J.P. Bell Company], [1937]. vii, 82p.: illus., maps.
Maps and several pictures include Rockingham County portions of the guide. A "travelogue" section lists key points along Skyline Drive. These include Rockingham County areas.
1. Shenandoah National Park - Guide-book.
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Reeder, Carolyn, and Reeder, Jack. Shenandoah Secrets: The Story of the Park's Hidden Past. Washington, D.C.: The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, 1991. viii, 184p.: illus., maps. Sources: p. 169-173.
The authors write about the full length of Shenandoah National Park and try to discover what the area was like before the Park existed. The emphasis is upon locations and the people that inhabited the area. Swift Run Gap is featured. Heavily illustrated.
1. Shenandoah National Park - History. 2. Swift Run Gap.
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The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. Appalachian Trail Guide, Shenandoah National Park, With Side Trails. 9th ed. Washington, D.C.: The Club, 1986. vii, 275p.: illus., folded maps in end pocket, tables.
A detailed hikers guide. Information about the Appalachian Trail and Shenandoah National Park is included.
1. Hiking - Guide-books. 2. Shenandoah National Park - Guide-books. 3. Appalachian Trail - Guide-books.
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The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club. Guide to Paths in the Blue Ridge: The Appalachian Trail and Side Trails in Southern Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.. 3rd ed. Washington, D.C.: The Club, 1941. various pagings: maps.
A very detailed guide to trails including within Rockingham County. Background information on the area is included.
1. Shenandoah National Park - Guide-books. 2. Hiking - Guide-books.
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