Artistic Heritage, Authors and Literary Landmarks, Cemetery Stroll,
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Event No: YR - 0832
Dates: January 6 - December 31
City, State: Staunton, Virginia
Host Club: Virginia Volkssport Association
Distance and Trail Rating: 10 km, Rated 2+
Start place address: Staunton Visitors Center at the New Street Parking Garage, 35 S. New Street, Staunton, Virginia (540) 332-3971
Start times: The Visitors Center is open April - October from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; November-March from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Visitors Center is closed Thanksgiving.
Event description: The walk route is mostly on city sidewalks passing Woodrow Wilson Library his birthplace, through Mary Baldwin College campus, Gypsy Hill Park and Thornrose Cemetery. The trail is suitable for strollers; wheelchairs may have difficulty.
Award and fees: The award is a 100% embroidered patch as pictured above ($7.00). Credit only is $3.00.
Directions: From I-81 in Virginia, take Exit 222 onto US 250 West toward Staunton. Travel approximately 2.7 miles. The Visitor Center is located on the corner of Greenville and New Street. There is a parking garage [fee] on the right before New Street. Parking is also available on the street.
Contact: Ken @ (757) 490-9324 -- evenings between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Email contact: Ken @ 536_KLE@netscape.com
Comments: Walk only during daylight hours.
Water and restrooms are available at the Visitor Center and Jackson Memorial Hall.
Several restaurants and shops are available along the trail.
Pets are not allowed inside the Visitor Center. Pets must be leashed at all times.
Guide to Historic Staunton
Updated on January 31, 2010 by Webmeister