Cabin Fever Speaker Series 2015: History and Tradition

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While this year’s Cabin Fever Speaker Series has come to a close, all of us here at Long Branch will continue to think about what we learned and are already looking forward to next year’s series! Despite some schedule shifting that had to take place because of bad weather, 2015’s series was a great success, […]

Tales From Our House

Women’s Woes During the Civil War

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Long Branch Plantation was lucky to have escaped much of the physical damage of the war. Apart from an individual account that a field was burned, the evidence shows that the estate remained unscathed. Most homesteads weren’t so fortunate. Many estates in the Shenandoah Valley were looted by both Union and Confederate soldiers for food […]