|Collection||Stoneleigh Inn Collection|
|Scope & Content||
The house that eventually became Stoneleigh Inn was built in the 1850's by Abraham Byrd and was known as the Byrd Mansion. During the Civil War, this house served as one of the Union Army's headquarters just prior to the famous burning of the Shenandoah Valley in 1864. Stoneleigh Inn was also the boyhood home of Dr. Walter Reed who discovered the cause of Yellow Fever. In the early 1900's the house was remodeled and transformed into Stoneleigh Inn.
SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Document and post cards telling the history of Stoneleigh Inn in Harrisonburg, VA.
Two postcards of Stoneleigh Inn (scanned and copies placed in photo collection)
Typewritten history of Stoneleigh Inn
|Title||Stoneleigh Inn Collection|