Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg is located west of the southern tip of Massanutten Mountain, in the Shenandoah Valley
Harrisonburg is located west of the southern tip of Massanutten Mountain, in the Shenandoah Valley
Source: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Earth Observatory, The Sinuous Shenandoah

Harrisonburg was the geographic and transportation center of Rockingham County prior to the Civil War
Harrisonburg was the geographic and transportation center of Rockingham County prior to the Civil War
Source: Library of Congress, A map of the state of Virginia by Herman Be (1826), updated by Lewis von Buchholtz (1859)

a 1930-1945 tourist postcard for Harrisonburg highlighted the county courthouse and James Madison University's brick buildings
a 1930-1945 tourist postcard for Harrisonburg highlighted the county courthouse and James Madison University's brick buildings
Source: Boston Public Library, Tichnor Brothers Postcard Collection, Greetings from Harris[on]burg, Virginia

Harrisonburg was served by two railroads in 1906
Harrisonburg was served by two railroads in 1906
Source: Library of Congress, Post route map of the states of Virginia and West Virginia (Postmaster General, 1906)

Chesapeake Western Railway

Railroads Across the Blue Ridge, In the Shenandoah Valley - and Why Isn't Harrisonburg on the Main Line?

Shenandoah Valley Railroad/Valley Railroad

Links


Cities and Towns
Geography of Virginia"