The Town of
Glasgow, Virginia

Glasgow History

The Town of Glasgow has a well documented history dating back into the 1700's. This page provides links to articles written describing our history, and provides a link to tell you how to purchase a book regarding the early history of our Town.If you have any photos showing events in the history of Glasgow, or have information to share, or would like to write an article to be posted on this site, please e-mail the or call the Town Hall at 540-258-2246.


"The History of Glasgow" Most the information was obtained from the book

"One Hundred Years of Dreams" written by Lynda Mundy Norris Miller

Click on the book to learn how to purchase.

"The History of C.C. Baldwin and Cottage Farm" written by Ken Gorsky, owner of Cottage Farm Bed and Breakfast.

"Oh Shenandoah" An article about Capt. John
McDowell "Battle of Augusta" that happened where the Battle Run Creek enters the Maury River near the intersection of Routes 501 and 130.


Items of Interest

Locher Clay Product'sCash Register

Photo Pages

History Picture Page
1969 Flood Page
1985 Flood
1992 Flood
Flash Flood 1995


Video Clips

1969 Flood Footage 
(courtesy of Terrell Spangler)
1985 Flood Footage
(courtesy of Johnny Johnson)
1995 Flash Flood Footage
 (Variety of Sources)


Click on the logo to learn about
Glasgow's flood mitigation project.