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8:00 am

MacBean/Brennan presentation – Ezra Ripple

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kernstown Battlefield on the Pritchard-Grim Farm, 610 Battle Park Drive
Winchester, VA 22602 United States
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In honor of all American prisoners of war, Dana MacBean and Pat Brennan will give a presentation on James Taylor’s colored sketches contained in Ezra Ripple’s memoirs “Dancing Along the Deadline.” Ripple was a prisoner of war at both Andersonville and Florence, South Carolina. Ripple was a member of the 52nd Pennsylvania Infantry, and captured […]

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9:00 am

Custer vs. Rosser: The Tom’s Brook Tour

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

This van tour covers 62 miles using only historic roads and tells the story of the 1864 cavalry battle at Tom's Brook. By following George Custer and Thomas Rosser and their decisions over three days, the tour combines the stories of The Burning, the fight at Tom's Brook battlefield, and the Woodstock Races. Very limited […]

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6:00 pm

National Park Service Star Gazing Party

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thoburn Property, Bowman's Mill Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Free

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park invites visitors to view and learn about the nighttime sky through its Star Gazing Parties, held in partnership with the Shenandoah Astronomical Society (SAS) and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. Held at the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation Thoburn’s Redoubt tract, stop #2 on the park’s self-guided auto […]

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National Park Service Star Gazing Party

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thoburn Property, Bowman's Mill Road
Middletown, VA 22645 United States
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Free

National Park Service Star Gazing Party (6:00 pm) 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 (Auto Tour Stop 2 on […]

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7:00 pm

Spirits of New Market

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Virginia Museum of the Civil War, 8895 George Collins Parkway
New Market, VA 22844 United States
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Step back in time with our annual lantern tour program, "Spirits of New Market," as we celebrate the indomitable spirit of those whose lives were impacted by the Battle of New Market. You'll follow your guide on a lantern-lit, seven station tour of the Battlefield encountering living historians portraying the soldiers, townsfolk, and Bushong family. […]

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