Valentine Historical Timeline

Before 1880, Valentine was just a farm owned by Allen B.H.McGee. McGee farmed the land and built several homes and a famous farm.


In the early 1880’s, McGee and others built a racetrack called the Interstate Fairgrounds west of Pennsylvania, where horse and even chariot races brought great crowds. But a land boom in 1887 made the racetrack property so popular that it was sold and platted as the Roanoke subdivision.

Valentine Neighborhood Association

Promoting Our Neighborhood Through Advocacy, Safety Initiatives and Community Events.