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Despite the role played by African-Americans in the history of Page County, Virginia through 1865, the stories of these people have been curiously absent for far too long. Thus, this blog will serve as a vessel for filling a void in memory; a void in the memory of a county and the history of that county.

I’ll be posting here from time to time. It may be weekly or more often.

Robert Moore (aka “cenantua”), Too Long Forgotten Site Administrator

7 Comments leave one →
  1. Tania permalink
    May 8, 2011 8:54 pm

    Please tell me you’re still posting! I love this blog and may even have made a genealogical connection thanks to you, Cenantua! Much appreciated!


    • July 10, 2011 3:38 pm

      Hope you’re still following, Tania, as I’ve found some new content in which you might be interested!

      • Tania permalink
        February 29, 2012 9:41 pm

        Oh goodness. I come by, hoping to see new content and saw your response! Many apologies! I’m “listening” now, though and would love to see your new information. Thanks again Robert!! Tania

  2. April 17, 2013 1:49 pm

    I found this blog when I searched for Frank Veney. I have recently started the Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project and am very interested in Page County’s history. I would love to hear more stories and get more history from Page County for my Project. I have been fascinated with the Bethany Veney narrative. I look forward to spending time in Page County this summer – learning more.

    • April 17, 2013 2:13 pm

      Hi, Robin! I just sent you an email. Hope I can share some info of value with you.

  3. April 18, 2013 8:53 am

    I have just started exploring the Valley USCT. I am putting together a list etc of soldiers from Rockingham in hopes it will be used in the HRHS Civil War exhibit. In a huge way Honoring some of them for the first time. Any guidance to resources etc would be greatly appreciated. I am/have referenced your blog on our website. It is so great!

  4. April 17, 2016 6:48 pm

    Robert, would you happen to know anything about the slaves who lived on Fort Philip Long near Stanley, Page County Virginia? The slave quarters still stands on the property. Here is just one of many links on the property: I am researching the genealogy for a friend who is a descendant of Longs. My email: Any feedback is much appreciated!

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