Below you will find a list of upcoming programs sponsored by the Friends of Samuels Library. Click here to view a complete list of events held at Samuels Public Library.

The Story of Displaced Families of Shenandoah National Park

Collage of old photos featuring those displaced by Shenandoah National Park

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
6:00 p.m.

Join Darryl Merchant as he shares the story of the families displaced during the creation of Shenandoah National Park.

Darryl is chairman of the Front Royal-Warren County Chapter of the Blue Ridge Heritage Project. The goal of the Project is to establish memorial sites to acknowledge and honor the displaced families and individuals whose sacrifice made it possible for us to enjoy the park. Darryl’s ancestors were displaced during the creation of Shenandoah National Park.

Local Government
A Citizen's Guide

Warren County Court House

Saturday, January 19th, 2019
1:30 p.m.

Warren County Administrator, Doug Stanley, and Front Royal Town Manager, Joe Waltz, will discuss:

  • Their roles and governing bodies
  • Departments in each organization
  • Current community projects
  • How you can get involved in the local government process

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