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9:00 am

Cedar Creek Bus Tour with Scott Patchan

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cedar Creek Battlefield, 8437 Valley Pike
Middletown, VA 22645 United States

Historian Scott Patchan, author of books such as Shenandoah Summer and The Last Battle of Winchester, will lead this in-depth bus tour of the Cedar Creek battlefield.  The tour will visit well-known sites, lesser-known hidden gems, and property that has been newly preserved by the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District.  Cost:  $60; $50 for […]

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11:00 am

Gordon’s Crossing: The Confederate Attack at Cedar Creek

October 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gordon’s Crossing Program, 1642 Long Meadow Road
Middletown, Virginia 22645

Mike Kehoe will lead this program on the Confederate attack on the early morning of the October 19, 1864, Battle of Cedar Creek, covering the nighttime advance, the water crossing by troops under Gen. John B. Gordon and Gen. Joseph Kershaw, and the surprise attack that shattered the Union Army of West Virginia.  Meet at […]

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11:30 am

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove in a Box

October 21, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until October 21, 2017

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

A 30 minute program on the history of the Valley, including the Battle of Cedar Creek. Meet on Belle Grove’s front lawn.

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1:00 pm

Holding Back the Tide: The First Stand of the 19th Corps at Cedar Creek

October 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Meadow Mills Church of the Brethren, 488 Meadow Mills Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States

SVBF Chairman Nick Picerno will lead a tour of the right flank of the Union 19th Corps during the morning stage of the Battle of Cedar Creek. On newly preserved land he will tell the story of the men serving under General William Dwight and the 1st Division of the corps, show you the site of Dwight's headquarters, and […]

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6:30 pm

National Park Service Star Gazing Party

October 21, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thoburn Property, Bowman's Mill Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States

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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