Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research
Due to the park archives and research room/library space move, new public research requests will not be filled until at least June 30th, 2014.
Change in Park Hours
The park is currently open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 6:45 p.m. More »
Living History Group Volunteers
National Park Service
Living History volunteers provide visitors with special programs and events throughout the year, bringing to life the sights and sounds from the past.
Large events open to numerous applicants are:
All other living history events listed on the Park's schedule of events are sponsored by specific groups who have voted to support a pre-approved event.
To find out how you can help, please contact the Living History Coordinator at 304-535-6063 or through Email.
Map of the Lower Town (PDF)
Did You Know?
Virginius Island was a thriving 19th-century industrial town along the Shenandoah River. By 1859, there were about three dozen buildings there.