The Lantz Home

At Lantz Mills, a short distance northwest of Stony Creek, is a spacious brick house which was for many years the residence of Jacob B. Clem, merchant at Lantz Mills. This old house, in Civil War days and earlier, was the home of Jacob Lantz, a merchant and magistrate, who perhaps built the house. Many pieces of the fractional paper currency issued by Shenandoah County in the year 1863 and thereabouts bear the signature of "J. Lantz, P.J." (Jacob Lantz, presiding justice).

Photo contributed by and taken by Paul Stoneburner on 30 Dec 1957 with the new camera he had just gotten for Christmas

Excerpted from John W. Wayland's A History of Shenandoah County, Virginia

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Created November 15 2001
Updated November 9, 2007