Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, Harrisonburg

Home to Harrisonburg’s first mayor Isaac Hardesty, the house bears his name and the name of the physician, Henry Higgins, who began construction in 1848. Inside you will find experienced travel specialists, a state certified Visitor Center, Rocktown Gift Shoppe, Heritage Bakery and Café, the Valley Turnpike Museum, and one of five Civil War Orientation Center’s in the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Historic District.
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  • This is one of the nicest visitor centers anywhere. Lots of information. Nice coffee shop. Clean restrooms. Incredibly helpful staff.  more »
  • The visitor center is in an old, maybe early 20th-century building on South Main. There was information about all of Harrisonburg but the emphasis was on the War Between the States. My wife and I did ...  more »
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  • I stopped in here to get some information about the Harrisonburg area. The staff were very friendly and full of of useful information about the city. They suggested that we visit the local Camber of Commerce for information on relocating to the area. The center is located in the center of town and is a beautiful building. They offer countless brochures and maps on local sites and tourist attractions.
  • Staff were extremely helpful and very pleasant. Cool cafe. Small exhibits but nice.

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