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Luray

(lo͝orā`), town (1990 pop. 4,587), seat of Page co., N Va., in the Shenandoah valley, in a farm area; inc. 1812. There is light manufacturing and the town is the headquarters of Shenandoah National Park. George Washington National Forest is nearby. The Luray Caverns there, discovered in 1878, are remarkable for the beauty and color of their large stalagmite and stalactite formations and pools. In a park adjoining the caverns there is a 47-bell carillon.
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When I heard it, I was like, 'Yeah, right'," Elyse Luray, a former Christie's auction house appraiser and auctioneer who co-hosts the PBS show, said.
the first bluegrass music festival (previous festivals had been held in Berryville, Virginia in 1960; Luray, Virginia in 1961; and near Fincastle, Virginia in 1965), nor is it the best-attended (the Telluride.
Soldiers soon began training at locations off post such as the Blue Ridge Mountains near Luray, Virginia, where Soldiers lived and trained for 3 weeks in the field under simulated combat conditions.
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The caves visited included Moaning Caverns in California; Cave of the Winds in Colorado; Mark Twain Caverns, Meramec Caverns, and Fantastic Caverns in Missouri; Diamond Caverns and Hidden River Cave in Kentucky; Ruby Falls in Tennessee; Luray Caverns in Virginia; and Howe Caverns in New York as well as the show caves in Texas.
is the assistant director at the Sheridan School, Mountain Campus in Luray, Virginia.
Jamison was born in Luray, Page County, Virginia, on February 28, 1885.
describes how the white community of Luray has managed to impose its vision of identity onto the commemorative landscape, particularly in connection to the German- Swiss founding families and Confederate soldiers.
Elsewhere, the unlikely gives way to the dreamlike, as trains become vast specters, ethereal in spite of their size, looming out of the darkness in J Class 605, Shaffer's Crossing, VA, 1955, and Luray Crossing, Luray, VA, 1956, or glimpsed traversing a silent street in Ghost Town, Stanley, VA, 1957.
The Shenandoah or Luray systems are well worth a visit, and are surprisingly dry under foot, with deep gravel paths under the illuminated rock formation displays.