Front Royal

Front Royal,

city (1990 pop. 11,880), seat of Warren co., N Va., at the junction of South and North forks of Shenandoah River, inc. 1788. Furniture, lumber and building materials, automotive paints, and modular homes are among the local manufactures; limestone is quarried in the area. Tourism is also important; Front Royal is at the north end of Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National ParkShenandoah National Park,
198,081 acres (80,195 hectares), N Va., extending 80 mi (129 km) along the crest of the Blue Ridge. Authorized in 1926, it was fully established as a national park in 1935. Skyline Drive, a north-south highway, winds for 105 mi (169 km) through the park.
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 and near Skyline Caverns and part of the George Washington National Forest. Christendom College and the National Zoo's Conservation and Research Center are also nearby. Front Royal was the site of a Confederate victory in 1862 (see Jackson, StonewallJackson, Stonewall
(Thomas Jonathan Jackson), 1824–63, Confederate general, b. Clarksburg, Va. (now W.Va.), grad. West Point, 1846. Like a Stone Wall
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The sites include Roanoke Cement's Front Royal, Richmond and Bristol, Va.
All bids and proposals are due in the Town of Front Royal Purchasing Office, 102 E.
The Richmond Marine Terminal experienced its most productive year since the Virginia Port Authority began leasing the facility in 2010, and volumes were also up at the Virginia Inland Port in Front Royal, reported American Shipper.
This Ford dealership serves the growing needs of Marshall and communities along the Route 66 corridor such as Warrenton, Gainesville, Front Royal, and Manassas, as well as all areas of Northern Virginia.
Pierre Comizzoli, a reproductive physiologist for the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia, which works with Cornell.
Responding to the Portland Cement Association recognition, "This achievement represents the entire length of time the plant has been in operation," Titan America Director of Customer Resources and Distribution David Brinkley, tipping his hat to the Front Royal staff for its "terrific accomplishment.
This is the first of three M501GAC gas turbines and one steam turbine that will be delivered to Dominion Virginia Power for the Warren County Power Station in Front Royal, Virginia.
Currently, Sonabank operates retail banking offices in McLean, Reston, Herndon, two branches each in Warrenton and Leesburg, Charlottesville, Middleburg, Midlothian, Front Royal, Newmarket, South Riding and Clifton Forge, Virginia and in Maryland, Sonabank has branches in Rockville, North Rockville, Bethesda, Germantown, and Frederick.
The birth of a Persian onager at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Virginia, on September 7, is a boon for a program that seeks to manage endangered species that live in herds.
Three Days in the Shenandoah: Stonewall Jackson at Front Royal and Winchester.
to supply three M501GAC gas turbines and one steam turbine to be installed at the company's Warren County power plant near Front Royal, Virginia.
The company said its customers will experience improved voice and data quality along Route 66 from Marshall to Front Royal and from there travelling northward on I-81 to Winchester or southward to New Market.