December 26, 2017

Old Barns and Woodstock Treasures

These old barns will probably be demolished soon when development begins for Seven Bends State Park. The park is located east of Woodstock, Virginia along the North Fork of the Shenandoah. Although the land for the park was donated ten years ago, planning the park takes time, and then construction was held up because a narrow old bridge across the river had to be replaced before heavy equipment and trucks could come in to begin demolition and new construction. Also, the road to the site needs widening and improvements.

I read that the original Master Plan may have been scaled back, but public access to trails should be available in 2018.

No doubt this old house will have to go too. It looks to be past repair.

Since I am sharing with Tuesday Treasures, here's another special item. This one is in the town of Woodstock. The horse is a statue but the cart looks authentic.


  1. ...Linda, a nice collection of treasures! I hope that your Christmas was merry. Thanks for sharing and have a Happy New Year.

  2. Hello, great series. I like the old barns and the horse statue. I hope you and your family had a happy Christmas! Enjoy your day and the week ahead!

  3. too bad they will tear down the old barns and house...i would rather walk trails that have these old places to check out :( merry christmas linda!

  4. The horse statue looks quite realistic.

  5. Always nice to see the old barns ...

    All the best Jan

  6. It's a shame that the old houses aren't in better shape. Thanks for the photos.

  7. Those old barns could tell a lot of stories. It's sad they must come down, but that's the way of progress.


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