Archives: February 2014

Bluegrass Jam Sessions Return to Elkton

The Blue Ridge Mountains and foothills of eastern Rockingham County have an amazing history of Appalachian Music development, with bluegrass music jams dating back to the 1730s. These jams are considered the bread and butter of a Shenandoah Valley music heritage. Now all can enjoy, and even participate in (if...

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JMU Exhibit Shows How Harrisonburg was Affected by Urban Renewal Project in 1960s

Photographs were discovered at the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority documenting which buildings were destroyed in an Urban Renewal Project during the 1960s. These photographs are now part of an exhibit entitled What Was Lost: Urban Renewal in 1960s Harrisonburg that James Madison University’s Institute for Visual Studies created. In...

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