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Staunton is located in Augusta County
41 miles west of Charlottesville
between Lexington and Harrisonburg along Highway 254 off I81 near Mary Baldwin College. One of the oldest cities west of the Blue Ridge Mountains
, Staunton was settled in 1732. Because the city remained largely unscathed during the Civil War, Staunton has one of Virginia's finest collections of 19th-century architecture. Trinity Episcopal Church on Beverly Street was built in 1855 on the site of the building in which the Virginia Assembly took refuge in 1781, after escaping the British. Visitors can view 12 Tiffany stained-glass windows in the church. Staunton features five National Historic Districts packed with more than 100 historic buildings; walking tour maps are available from the visitor center and free guided walking tours are offered Saturday June-October.
Art American Auction Gallery |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Edelweiss Restaurant | Pullman Restaurant |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Ingleside Resort | Shoney's Inn of Staunton |
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12/15 Coming to The area
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival Bethesda MD May11-12 Delight in fine art created by 130 of nation's best artists, live entertainment and Bethesda restaurants.
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28