Strasburg Heritage Association

Strasburg, Virginia

Heritage Podcast Channel

Episode Thirteen:
"Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus." A reading of the Classic Editorial.
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Episode Twelve:
"History of The Colonial Inn & The Mural in the Strasburg Post Office"
Danielle Rinker, a student at Strasburg High Schools reads articles from the Strasburg Heritage Association's newsletters about the history of the Colonial Inn and the mural in the Strasburg Post Office. Listen Here...

Episode Eleven:
"LaVern Pittman and Gary Rutherford"
Sharing Ghost Stories from their respective properties. The Balzer Huber House & The Hotel Straburg. Listen Here...

Episode Ten:
"A History Of Strasburg High School Annuals"
Mia Dodson, a student at Strasburg High School, shares the history of Strasburg High School's Annuals. Written by Laura Ellen Beeler Wade and her husband, Bill. The story originated in the 2017 Winter edition of the Strasburg Heritage Association Newsletter. Listen Here...

Episode Nine:
"Interview With Olivia Hilton"
Interview with Olivia Hilton about the Vintage in the Valley Event August 28, 2021.
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Episode Eight:
"Stories From Our Archives"
The history and stories related to Keller's Mill is shared by Mia Dodson. The story was written by Kathy Kehoe and can be found in the Fall 2016 Strasburg Heritage Association Newsletter.
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Episode Seven:
"Stories From Our Archives"
Stories about Fort Hill, Strasburg Junction, Picket Fences, and the Digging of the Massanutten Tunnel.
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Episode Six:
"Fisher's Hill Battle and Reunion Picnics"
Stories about the Civil War Battle of Fishers Hill and the subsequent Reunion Picnics.
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Episode Five:
"I Love This Town"
In this episode we hear from local people expressing why they love their town of Strasburg, Virginia. They include Doug Cooley, Elizabeth Alsberry, Doug Spengler, Elna Brown, Rochella Strother, Charlotte Downey, and Virginia Cadden. Rochella Strother is only one that has not passed away. The reading of the Strasburg News article and the singing of "Oh Shenandoah" is done by Richard Follette. We hope you enjoy listening to the many reasons Strasburg is such a special place.
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Episode Four:
"Judge Perry Sarver Interview"
From 2002-The late Judge Sarver was a prominent attorney and judge that resided in Strasburg from 1962 until his death in 2006.
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Episode Three:
"Sunset Hill School - Stories from Strasburg's African American School." From an interview with Rochella Strother and the late Elizabeth Alsberry.
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Episode Two:
"Stories of The Strand Theater"
Listen to Gloria Stickley and Polly and Richard Wilson sharing their memories of the Strand.
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Episode One:
"The Virginia Restaurant" Listen to Kathy Kehoe sharing her folk history story of the Virginia Restaurant from the article she wrote in the Fall 2009 newsletter.
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Article about Native People in the Valley by Dr. Carole Nash (JMU)
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