Located on the I-81 corridor in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Harrisonburg is the ideal location for business owners seeking a balance between work and life. As a university town, Harrisonburg enjoys all the arts and amenities of a big city combined with the ease, recreation and charm of a small city. Harrisonburg continually receives national recognition, including:
Ranked #6 in America’s Favorite Towns– Travel & Leisure, 2016
Named one of America’s Top 10 Mountain Bike Towns – National Geographic Society, 2017
Ranked #3 for Lowest Cost of Business in Best Small Cities for Business– Forbes, 2017
Ranked #18 in the Top 100 Smartest Cities in the U.S.– Lumosity, 2013
Ranked #3 safest metro area in the South– FBI Crime Stats, 2015
Named 1 of the 10 Most Exciting Places in Virginia– Movoto, 2015
Honored with the 2014 Great American Main Street Award– National Main Street Center, 2014
James Madison's Birthday: Wreath Laying CeremonyMarch 16, 2018, 1:30pmJames Madison's MontpelierCommemorate the 267th birthday of James Madison, featuring the United States Marine Corps' Honor Guard, Color Guard, and Firing detail, during this annual wreath-laying ceremony. The official ceremony commences at 1:30 PM at the Madison Family Cemetery. Mark Herring, Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be the featured speaker. In the House, Mr. Madison will accept birthday wishes.
A special in-depth tour highlighting Madison's role as Father of the Constitution will be offered at 11:00AM and 3:00PM.
Signature tours will be offered every 30 minutes between 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.... See MoreSee Less