Nestled snugly at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the community of Waynesboro is sure to earn a special place in
your heart. Named after Revolutionary Was hero "Mad Anthony" Wayne in 1797, this picturesque city has retained the charm of the Valley while embracing modern progress.
Waynesboro celebrated its bicentennial on 1997. It is a city know for its neighborhoods and parks, where visitors an abundance of shopping and dining alternatives. Shoppers
delight in the local specially shops and area outlet stores. One particular point of interest is Virginia Metalcrafters, where visitors can view the centuries-old sand-casting manufacturing
process which produces world-renowned brass, bronze and iron products. At the P. Buckley Moss Museum, visitors can peacefully enjoy masterpieces by one of America's most
popular artists. Waynesboro is known for its commitment to the arts from the Shenandoah Valley Art Center to the Association of Virginia Artists fine crafts gallery. The annual Fall
Foliage Festival in early October draws hundreds of artists and crafters from across the nation. Those interested in history won't want to miss the annual commemoration of the Civil
War Battle of Waynesboro. This 1865 engagement between Generals Jubal Early and Philip Sheridan marked the end of the Confederacy in the Valley of Virginia. Surrounded by
beautiful Augusta County, Waynesboro's small town charm and strong sense of community pride make it a place that's easy to love at first sight. Waynesboro prides itself on living up to
its city motto, "Hospitality in the Valley."