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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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Route 340 south of Front Royal, Virginia, in the north to Rockfish Gap south of Waynesboro in the south.
It has been reprinted and is still available (Christendom Press, Front Royal, Virginia 22630).
The power station, located near Front Royal, Virginia, is staffed by about 40 full-time employees.
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 Northern Virginia 4-H Educational & Conference Center in Front Royal, Virginia will hold a Networking Breakfast and Briefing on Thursday, February 5, 2009 to announce plans for its $5 Million Dreams Need Heroes Campaign.
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Alex has recently been accepted to the Randolph Macon Academy in Front Royal, Virginia, where he'll begin sixth grade in the fall.
Prior to Workhorse, Sandler was Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Fixed Operations for Bering Truck in Front Royal, Virginia from 1998 to 1999 and served as the Director of North American Field Operations, Heavy Vehicle Systems for Arvin Meritor (formerly) Rockwell International from 1994 to 1998.
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This outfitter, based in Asheville, North Carolina, shuttles people as far north as Front Royal, Virginia, and offers rides for every skill level--from the "Blue Ridge Sampler," with options of 60-100 miles in three days, to a monstrous 575-mile tour that covers the entire parkway plus Shenandoah National Park's Skyline Drive in 16 days.