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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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The ACLJ filed suit in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of Daniel Heenan, a Virginia resident who attends Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia.
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The Town of Front Royal, Virginia has received a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Business District Revitalization (BDR) Planning Grant from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to fund Downtown revitalization planning activities.
Following a meeting in Korea held July 1 between senior executives of Hyundai Motor Company and Bering Truck Corporation, Hyundai reaffirmed that Bering Truck Corporation, based in Front Royal, Virginia, is the exclusive distributor for Hyundai's commercial vehicle products in licensed territories in the United States.