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9:00 am

Cavalry in the Valley: A Civil War Conference

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mimslyn Inn, 401 W Main Street
Luray, VA 22835 United States
$35

During the Civil War, the rise and fall of Confederate and Union cavalry in the Shenandoah Valley echoed the fates and fortunes of the respective armies.  The early dominance of Confeder-ate horsemen, which reflected the successes of southern armies, continued almost unabated through the Battle of New Market…but by Fall 1864, the growing strength of […]

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11:30 am

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove in a Box – A Park Overview

August 5 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until August 5, 2017

Belle Grove Plantation, 336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
Free

A 30 minute program on the history and settlement of the Valley, the Battle of Cedar Creek and the Civil War’s impact.  This interactive program uses the surrounding landscape features and props (taken from a box) to “create” the park and tell its many stories.  Meet on Belle Grove’s front lawn.

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2:00 pm

Battle of Cedar Creek Tour

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until August 5, 2017

National Park Service Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
Free

A two-hour guided tour, using a car-caravan system (visitors follow the ranger’s vehicle), covering the Battle of Cedar Creek in a chronological fashion.  Meet at the National Park Service Visitor Contact Station (7712 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645)

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2:30 pm

Kneading in Silence: A Glimpse Into the Life of Judah the Enslaved Cook

August 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Belle Grove Plantation, 336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
Free

This 30 minute program explores the story of one slave at Belle Grove.  Meet at Belle Grove.

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