Shenandoah Valley battlefield foundation

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation's headquarters in New Market.

Battlefield battles: Proposed African American history museum draws criticism

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, a historic preservation group that installed a monument to Confederate soldiers in Winchester last year, is now angling for a $1.6 million grant from the state of Virginia for the creation of a different kind of monument—an African American history center.  Some local black history organizations have expressed concerns. “We […]