Established 1796, New Market features a recently renovated downtown area filled with historic architecture, unique shops, restaurants and a theatre. Be sure to look for the shell struck post from the Battle of New Market and the replica of an old town water pump, both located along U.S. Route 11.
Just off the highway, history fans can tour the Virginia Museum of the Civil War, a National Historic Landmark, which offers exhibits on the Battle of New Market, the entire war in Virginia, walking trails, the historic Bushong Farm, scenic overlooks of the Shenandoah River and an annual reenactment of the Battle of New Market. Follow in the footsteps of the 257 VMI cadets who forever etched their names and their school into American history.
The Shenvalee Golf Resort was named the ”Best Golf Course in the Shenandoah Valley” for 2012 by the Virginia Living magazine. It offers 27 PGA holes of golf, a swimming pool, a dining room, a sports lounge and lodging, making it a must for those seeking a great place to plan a golf trip.
Shenandoah Valley Tourist Information Center
8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market, VA 22844
New Market Town Offices
9418 John Sevier Rd., New Market, VA 22844