Category Archives: Local History

Gems from the Culpeper Historical Society

The Culpeper Historical Society published three books the provide an important base of information regarding the history of the county. For the Bicentennial in 1976, the group published Historic Culpeper, a paperback providing information about many of the homes in the town and county with historic significance. With black and white photos, a map, and…
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Collection of Culpeper History

A Culpeper Story Capturing 2016 Media; Frank Stringfellow Over the years there have been many colorful characters in Culpeper history, but one who certainly is receiving renewed recognition is that of Frank Stringfellow. As the central focus of Riley Sheppard Brown’s now out-of-print book, Stringfellow of the Fourth, and a main character in both the…
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Civil War Virginia History Specialist

Vivid Books Covering Culpeper in the Civil War One of the titles that best reflects the history of Culpeper County, Virginia during The War Between the States or Civil War, is Daniel Sutherland’s Seasons of War, subtitled The Ordeal of a Confederate Community. The book draws the reader into the heart of the Civil War…
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