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Staunton: Home of a United States President

Nov 10, 2022 / egnidziejko

Now that the local election is over, why not take the time to reflect on one of Staunton’s historical figures? Woodrow Wilson was born in Staunton and went on to become America’s 28th president. Though he only lived here for a few years, Staunton is home to his presidential library, a historical and cultural treasure for our town. More

Staunton’s Hispanic-American-Owned Businesses

Sep 08, 2022 / madden

Have you been craving authentic global cuisine like Peruvian charbroiled chicken, Uruguayan empanadas, or Salvadoran pupusas? How about burrito bowls and fried plantains? You’re in luck: Staunton has restaurants specializing in these flavors and more. More

Here’s Why Staunton Is a Best Small Town

Aug 25, 2022 / madden

How do I love thee, Staunton? Let me count the ways. It's no surprise that Staunton routinely appears on regional and national best-of lists for beauty, charm, culture, and natural attractions. Read what the pros are saying and then explore our gem of a town on your own. More

Ride the Virginia Scenic Railway from Staunton

Jul 21, 2022 / madden

The railroad came to Staunton in 1854 and helped transform a quiet town into a bustling commercial center. Alternative forms of shipping and transportation have claimed some of the local railroad’s glory, but travelers have always been able to embark by rail from downtown Staunton. More

Must-See and Do in the Newtown Historic District

Jul 14, 2022 / madden

Hilly, charming, and walkable Newtown Historic District borders Staunton’s downtown on the west. It’s mostly residential, with homes built mostly between the 1870s and the 1920s, and the district was named on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. More