If you blink while you’re on Singers Glen Rd, you may miss it. Singers Glen Rd is the main road in this small unincorporated town, which has a unique blend of accolades.
The Singers Glen Volunteer Fire Department keeps over 2,500 people safe from fires. The fire department services over 32-square miles in our scenic Shenandoah Valley, including the historic community of Singers Glen.
You learn something new every day right? Well, did you know that Singers Glen, VA is considered to be the Birthplace of Sacred Music in the South? Joseph Funk, the founder of Singers Glen, is credited with being the father of Southern gospel music. Funk settled in Singers Glen in 1809 in order to escape religious persecution in Europe. In addition to being known as the father of gospel music, Funk opened the first Mennonite printing press in 1847.
Singers Glen is also home to the Glen Farm. According to their website, “The Glen Farm is a family run operation focused on the production of vegetables, hay, eggs, and livestock.” The community-supported farm is committed to sustainable agriculture practices, and has called Singers Glen home for over 200 years.
In another installment of the History of Singers Glen, in the 1800s, the Singers Glen School opened, but it shut down in 1973. The public schools that now service the Singers Glen area are Linville-Edom or John C. Myers Elementary School, J. Frank Hillyard Middle School, and Broadway High School.
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