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154th Battle of Cedar Creek Commemoration Programs and Events

October 19, 2018 - October 21, 2018

Please Note: The Reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek (organized by the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation) has been canceled.

The National Park Service and Belle Grove Plantation will host a series of special activities, events and programs to commemorate the battle.

Belle Grove Plantation is located at 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown VA 22645.

Friday, October 19
11:30 am
– Cedar Creek in a Box (Location: Front lawn of Belle Grove)
1:00 pm – 154th Anniversary Battle of Cedar Creek Tour (Tour starts at NPS Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645)
4:00 pm – History at Sunset “Sabers and Spencers: Custer and the Cavalry at Cedar Creek” (Tour starts at NPS Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645)

Saturday, October 20
9:00 am
– “Advance and Retreat – Gordon’s Attack At Cedar Creek” (Tour starts at NPS Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645)
10 am – 4 pm – Belle Grove Manor House and Museum Shop open
10:30 am – Cedar Creek in a Box (Location: Front lawn of Belle Grove)
11:30 am – Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (Location: Belle Grove)
12:30 pm – Cedar Creek in a Box (Location: Front lawn of Belle Grove)
1:30 pm – Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (Location: Belle Grove)
2:30 pm – Cedar Creek in a Box (Location: Front lawn of Belle Grove)
3:30 pm – Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (Location: Belle Grove)
5 pm – Middletown Civil War Walking Tour with town Luminaries (Meet at the corner of First and Main Streets in Middletown)

Sunday, October 21
9:00 am
– Battle of Cedar Creek Tour (Tour starts at NPS Visitor Contact Station, 7712 Main Street, Middletown, VA 22645)
10 am – 4 pm – Belle Grove Manor House and Museum Shop open and live music by John Tole
10:30 am – Cedar Creek in a Box (Location: Front lawn of Belle Grove)
11:30 am – Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (Location: Belle Grove)
12:30 pm – Cedar Creek in a Box (Location: Front lawn of Belle Grove)
1:30 pm – Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (Location: Belle Grove)
2:00 pm – “Kneading in Silence, a Glimpse into the life Judah the Enslaved Cook” (Location: Lower level of Manor House, 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown VA 22645)
2:30-3:00 pm – Update on Archaeological Investigations of the Belle Grove Enslaved Quarter Site (Location: Lower level of Manor House, 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown VA 22645)

Admission:
*For all programs at Belle Grove Plantation admission is $5.00 for those 13 and older. Admission will be free for those 12 and younger as well as Belle Grove and national Trust for Historic Preservation members with a current registration card.

Important Information Regarding Belle Grove Plantation:
CHAIRS MAY BE BROUGHT ONTO THE GROUNDS
NO LARGE BAGS OR BACKPACKS ALLOWED; BAGS SUBJECT TO SEARCH
NO PETS ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY
THIS EVENT IS A RAIN OR SHINE EVENT
NO PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18 SHALL BE ADMITTED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN

For More Information:
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park
Belle Grove Plantation

Details

Start:
October 19, 2018
End:
October 21, 2018
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.nps.gov/cebe/planyourvisit/154th-battle-of-cedar-creek-events.htm

Venue

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park
8739 Valley Pike
Middletown, Virginia 22645 US
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Website:
http://www.nps.gov/cebe/index.htm

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