Middletown Scrapbook1673

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library / Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

Middletown Scrapbook Collection, 1673 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains a scrapbook of photographs of unidentified people and scenes from in or near Middletown, VA. The photographs were probably taken during the late 19th to the middle of the 20th Century.
(1 box) Last updated 11/10

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: Middletown, VA founded around 1796 by Dr. Peter Senseny, and was known for many years as Senseny Town. The small community is located about 15 miles south of Winchester, VA and was famous for its manufacture of clocks and watchers for many years. Today the town of about 1,600 residents is the home of several historic sites, including Belle Grove Plantation, and Cedar Creek battlefield.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Cartmell, T. K., Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants, A History of Frederick County, Virginia, Chesapeake Book Company, Berryville, VA, 1963, pgs. 235-236.

CITE AS: Middletown Scrapbook Collection #1673, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

BOX 1

Scrapbook ? 1 item, contains unidentified photographs, unnumbered pages