Explore a village of restored buildings typical of a rural community of the Shenandoah Valley. Peek in the parlor of the Bell family log farmhouse. Step into the Hamburg Regular School, one of the first schools in the area for African American children. Walk in the Elk Run meeting house and see walls scrawled with Civil War signatures. Peek in the Blacksmith shop and see a demonstration of this ancient art.

  • The Stonyman Museum Building
    This main museum building features an impressive collection of Shenandoah Valley artifacts in chronological order mostly dating from the early 1700s to the 1920s.
  • Hamburg Regular School
    This is one of the oldest African American one-room schoolhouses surviving in Virginia. It was moved here for preservation from its original site one mile away.
  • Burner Barn and Heartpine Café
    This typical Valley two bay log “Switzer” barn was built by Israel Burner on his Shenandoah River farm in Overall, near Luray. It was painstakingly reconstructed after being moved in pieces and now houses the Heartpine Café.
  • Corn Crib
    Corn was a staple crop in the Shenandoah Valley for centuries. For preservation, corn for livestock was stored above ground in a detached building called a corn crib.
  • The Willy House
    This quaint three story house is a rare surviving example of a town house from the colonial Shenandoah Valley. Originally located in downtown Woodstock, Virginia.
  • Blacksmith Shop
    This chestnut log building was moved here from a farm near Lynchburg, Virginia. Blacksmithing demonstrations and festivals are held here on occasion.
  • Shenk Farm House
    This is the original farmhouse on the property which belonged to the Shenk family who farmed this land for generations. Still in original condition, it requires restoration and is not open to the public yet.
  • Tools & Trades Building
    This chestnut log building was recently built in a traditional way with recycled materials salvaged from abandoned historic structures. It houses a collection of farm and general store items from mid 1800s to early 1900s.
  • The Bell House
    This yellow pine log house was built by local farmer Reuben P. Bell for his family at Kimball Springs near Luray. The house was moved here piece by piece and carefully restored.
  • Elk Run Meeting House
    This heavy timber frame and brick structure served as a Mennonite and Dunkard meeting house at the Mill Creek community in Leaksville, Page County, three miles from present site.

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