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11:30 am

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

August 12 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until August 12, 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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7:00 pm

Battlefield Series: “…with a wild, fierce yell” The Defense of Thoburn’s Redoubt

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thoburn Property, Bowman's Mill Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
Free

The Confederate attack on October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek caught many Union units by surprise, the first being Col. Joseph Thoburn’s 8th Corps division.  Join Ranger Jeff Driscoll as he examines the defense of “Thoburn’s Redoubt” during the first chaotic pre-dawn hours of the battle.  Meet at the Thoburn Property, Bowman’s Mill Road, Middletown […]

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8:30 pm

National Park Service Star Gazing Party

August 12 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thoburn Property, Bowman's Mill Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
Free

Come look through our telescopes, or bring yours and we can show you how to use it. Co-sponsored by the National Park Service, the Shenandoah Astronomical Society and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.  Meet at the Thoburn Property, Bowman’s Mill Road, Middletown (the site will be marked by signs).  For more information see: www.nps.gov/cebe or […]

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