Foreword Reviews

Picturing Harrisonburg

Visions of a Shenandoah Valley City since 1828

2017 INDIES Winner
Gold, Regional (Adult Nonfiction)

Picturing Harrisonburg provides the most vibrant examination available of the history of the Virginia city, once a frontier town founded in the 1730s but now a burgeoning city centrally located in one of America’s most beloved, historic, and beautiful regions—the Shenandoah Valley. Taking advantage of the rich visual record of Harrisonburg, the book serves as a model for how pictures of every kind reveal and represent a community’s evolving ideals and aspirations that change over time.