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Works under MDS 975.59
- See You in a Hundred Years: Four Seasons in Forgotten America by Logan Ward
- A history of the valley of Virginia by Samuel Kercheval
- Shenandoah Valley, 1861-65: The Destruction of Granary of the Confederacy by Michael G. Mahon
- Shenandoah Secrets by Carolyn Reeder
- The Undying Past of Shenandoah National Park by Darwin Lambert
- Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants : A History of Frederick County, Virginia from Its Formation in 1738 to 1908 : Compiled Mainly from Original Records of Old Frederick County, now Hampshire, Berkeley, Shenandoah, Jefferson, Hardy, Clarke, Warren, Morgan and Frederick. Indexed by T. K. Cartmell
- The Great Valley Road of Virginia: Shenandoah Landscapes from Prehistory to the Present (Center Books) by Warren R. Hofstra
- A History of Rockingham County, Virginia by John W. Wayland
- Winchester Divided: The Civil War Diaries of Julia Chase and Laura Lee by Julia Chase
- Skyland: the heart of the Shenandoah National Park by George Freeman Pollock
- Staunton (VA) (Images of America) by Sergei Troubetzkoy
- West From Shenandoah: A Scotch-Irish Family Fights for America, 1729-1781, A Journal of Discovery by Thomas A. Lewis
- A Guide to Historic Staunton, Virginia by Edmund D. Potter
- Winchester (VA) (Images of America) by Kathryn Parker
- After the Backcountry: Rural Life in the Great Valley of Virginia, 1800-1900 by Kenneth E. Koons
- Claims Presented to the Court of Augusta, Virginia by Unknown
- Historic Harrisonburg by John Walter Wayland
- The Lower Shenandoah Valley in the Civil War: the Impact of War Upon the Civilian Population and Upon Civil Institutions (Virginia Civil War Battles and Leaders Series) by Edward H. Phillips
- History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley by J. E. Norris
- Early Western Augusta pioneers: Including the families of Cleek, Gwin, Lightner, and Warwick, and related families of Br by George Washington Cleek
- Shenandoah: Daughter of the Stars by Julia Davis Adams
- Twenty-Five Chapters On The Shenandoah Valley: To Which Is Appended A Concise History Of The Civil War In The Valley by John Walter Wayland
- Rockingham County (VA) (Images of America) by Scott Hamilton Suter
- Old homes of Page County, Virginia by Jennie Ann Kerkhoff
- The Fair Mount Story by Elizabeth Glaize Helm
- Mountain Valley People: A Historical Sketch of a Section of Rockingham County, Virginia, and It's People, VOLUME 2 by Mary Marie Koontz Arrington
- The Story of Winchester in Virginia: The Oldest Town in the Shenandoah Valley by Frederic Morton
- Winchester in the Civil War by Roger Delauter
- Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee by Sheila R. Phipps
- Augusta County marriages, 1748-1850 by John Vogt
- Fort Loudoun: Winchester's Defense in the French and Indian War by Allan Powell
- Shenandoah County in the Civil War: The turbulent years (The Virginia Civil War battles and leaders series) by Richard B Kleese
- The valley of Virginia in the American revolution, 1763-1789 by Freeman Hansford Hart
- Where the River Flows Finding Faith in Rockingham County, Virginia 1726-1876 by Rob Hewitt
- Short Historical Sketches of Page County, Virginia And Its People, Volume 1: A Collection of Articles form the âeHeritage and Heraldryâ Column of the Page News & Courier August 1997-September 2001 by Robert H. Moore II
- A Short History of Page County Virginia by Harry M. Strickler
- Marriage Records of Warren County, Virginia 1836 - 1853 : Including Marriage Bonds & Minister's Returns by Rebecca H. Good
- Winchester, Virginia And Its Beginnings, 1743-1814 by Katherine Glass Greene
- Men of Mark and Representative Citizens of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia by John W. Wayland
- Skyland, situated on high plateau in the Blue Ridge near grand old Stony Man Peak
- Descendants of James Brown (Senior) (17 -1833) who settled in Augusta County, Virginia between the South River and the "Great Road" that ran from Waynesboro to Greenville to Lexington, Virginia by Edwin Beecher Brown
- Front Royal and Warren County (VA) (Images of America) by Thomas Blumer and
- Milburn Methodist Chapel by Wilbur S. Johnston
- The last big one : Hurricane Donna hits Ft. Myers Beach, Florida, on Sept. 10, 1960 : a photo-history of the "last" great storm on Florida's West Coast in the 20th century by Jean F. Matthew
- Remembering Winchester, Virginia: The Best of "Valley Pike" by Adrian O'Connor
- Record Book of the Rader Lutheran Church, Timberville, Virginia by Dr. William A Rader
- The wonderful Shenandoah valley (daughter of the stars) by Randal Lockhart Gray
- History of the Shenandoah Valley by Wm Couper
- Luray and Page County (VA) (Images of America) by Dan Vaughn
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