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Tuesday, February 21, 2006

By the numbers: What's in it for the Northern Shenandoah Valley?

Yet another stunning adaptation of a graphic that appeared in the pages of The Daily. For the full contextual impact of this information, though, you really need to see it in print. But you've already got a copy, because you're a subscriber. Of course you are...

Other items of interest included in the competing budget plans.

House:
• Belle Grove Plantation, $50,000
• Clarke County Historical Association, $37,500
• New Market Library, $50,000
• Our Health, $250,000
• Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, $100,000
• Wayside Theatre, $25,000
• Warren Coalition Free Wheeling Handicapped Playground, $50,000
• Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society, $40,000
• Woodstock Museum of Shenandoah County, $5,765

Senate:
• Winchester Frederick County Historical Society, $20,000
• Belle Grove Plantation, $50,000
• Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, $200,000
• Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, $500,000

Items included in former Gov. Mark R. Warner’s initial proposal:
• Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, $200,000
• Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum: $500,000