Staunton, Virginia CVB 2010-11 Visitors Guide : Page 9

what to see and do Historic Staunton Foundation at the R.R. Smith Center for History and Art 20 South New Street • Staunton, VA 24401 540-885-7676 • Local historic preservation organization providing guidance for architectural rehabilita-tion and neighborhood revitalization. Houses T.J. Collins & Sons Architectural Drawing archive (viewing by appointment). Hours: 9:00 am-5:00 pm M-F • Fees: Free Park. Open to the public year-round. Over 20,000 rounds a year are played over its rolling hills. Yardage: blue tees 5,899. White tees 5,587. Red tees 4,436. Current golf fees and tournament schedules available on website. Ingleside Resort 1410 Commerce Road • Staunton, VA 24401 • 540-248-7888 18 hole golf course, weddings, 19th hole grill. Credit cards accepted, wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, gift shop, snack bar Staunton City Courthouse 113 E. Beverley Street 3rd floor • Staunton, VA 24401 540-332-3874 Deed books, wills, marriage/birth/death records, military inductions/discharges from 1802 to present. Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm M-F • Fees: varies by record historic museums Antique Fire Engine Museum 500 N. Augusta Street • Staunton, VA 24401 540-332-3884 • “Jumbo” is a 1911 Robinson Chemical Fire Engine completely restored by the City of Staunton Volunteer Fire Department. It is the only surviving fire truck of its kind in existence. This truck was the first motorized fire truck of its kind to be used in the State of Virginia. The fire department itself is one of the oldest in the State, organized in 1790. Hours: 8:00 am-8:00 pm, M-Su Fees: Free Staunton Public Library 1 Churchville Avenue • Staunton, VA 24401 540-332-3902 • Contact Reference Desk for local history file, genealogy information, census, newspa -pers from 1836 to present. Hours: M-Th 9:00 am-9:00 pm, F-Sa 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Su 1:00 pm-5:00 pm Fees: Free Thornrose Cemetery 1041 W. Beverley Street • Staunton, VA 24401 • 540-886-8241 Interment records (including Confederate Soldiers), cemetery records. Hours: 9:00 am-2:00 pm (please call for appointment) • Fees: Free Augusta Military Academy Alumni Museum 1640 Lee Highway • Fort Defiance, VA 24437 • 540-248-3007 The depiction of a cadet’s life at Virginia’s oldest military prep school. Extensive historic collections as well as alumni achievements on display. Hours: 10:00 am-4:00 pm Tu-Su • Fees: Free Credit cards accepted, wheelchair ac-cessible, public restrooms, gift shop golf Gypsy Hill Park Golf Course 600 Churchville Avenue • Deaver Drive, within Gypsy Hill Park Staunton, VA 24401 • 540-332-3949 (click on recreation) Gypsy Hill Golf Course is an 18 hole, par 71 municipal golf club located in Gypsy Hill 9

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