From the renowned author and historian that wrote The History of Rockingham County, Twenty-five Chapters on the Shenandoah Valley, and The German Element of the Shenandoah Valley, John Wayland brings another fascinating history under the microscope entitled: Historic Harrisonburg.
This is an extensive account of the founding and growth of the County Seat of Rockingham County, Virginia. Included is a chronological table of events from 1739 to 1949, an enumeration list of 1850, as well as Harrisonburg and Rockingham Co. men killed in World War II. Important personages included the town’s founder Thomas Harrison, data on Bishop Francis Asbury, Gov. O’Ferral and others who contributed to the City’s growth.