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10:00 am

New Market Reenactment

May 18 @ 10:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Virginia Museum of the Civil War, 8895 George Collins Parkway
New Market, VA 22844 United States
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Come and join us for the 155th Anniversary Battle of New Market Reenactment held on our original battlefield property. One of the oldest continual reenactments in the nation. Experience Civil War soldier life as you visit on-going demonstrations and living history presentations prior to and after the battle each day. Walk in history's footsteps as […]

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11:30 am

McDowell Battlefield Hike

May 18 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
McDowell, 9090 Highland Turnpike
McDowell, Virginia 24458
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A three-hour guided hike, on McDowell Battlefield, where Stonewall Jackson won his first victory May 8, 1862. Free/pay what you wish. Presented by Tour Shenandoah Battlefields. Meet at the Battlefield Parking Area. Parking is limited so call to reserve your spot. 540-292-0863. The hike up Sitlington’s Hill is moderately strenuous but historically rewarding. Directions and […]

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

May 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Belle Grove Plantation, 336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Free

A 30 minute program on the history and settlement of the Valley, the Battle of Cedar Creek and the impact of the Civil War.  This interactive program uses the surrounding landscape features and various props (taken from a box) to “create” the park and tell its many stories by literally placing visitors “in the middle […]

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1:00 pm

Jeff Chamberlain Presentation on Mill Town

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kernstown Battlefield on the Pritchard-Grim Farm, 610 Battle Park Drive
Winchester, VA 22602 United States
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Local historian, Jeff Chamberlain, will give a presentation on the history of Mill Town (Malloy Ford) and its significance to the Civil War at 1 pm.

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2:00 pm

Battle of Cedar Creek Tour

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
National Park Service Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Free

A two-hour guided tour, using a car-caravan system (visitors follow the ranger’s vehicle), which covers the Battle of Cedar Creek in a chronological fashion.  It includes approximately 5 or 6 stops at the key landmarks associated with the battle. Meet at the National Park Service Visitor Contact Station (7712 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645).

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