Here’s a picture of the Sheppard home at Meadow Farm.

Dr. Sheppard grew many crops on his farm, including hay to feed his animals.

Dr. John Sheppard lived here with his wife and nine children in the 1860s.

An old wheel barrow awaits repairs near the blacksmith shop.

This map shows how the Union cavalry passed by Meadow Farm (the red star).

Here’s one of the many animals which still live on the farm today.

SOL Correlation:

VS.7b The student will demonstrate knowledge of the issues that divided our nation and led to the Civil War by

b) describing Virginia’s role in the war, including identifying major battles that took place in Virginia.

Piedmont Region