Civil War Used Book Sale

Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum 20 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA

The SVBF presents a giant sale of used books and magazines, featuring primarily Civil War-related titles. Proceeds from the sale will go towards the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation's library and archives. The sale will begin with a one-hour early bird sale for SVBF Members-only from 9am-10am on Saturday, August 28. (If you're not a Member ... Read more

History and Civil War Walking Tour

The Kurtz Building 2 North Cameron Street, Winchester, VA

Experience 275 years of history on this guided walking tour! Learn about the citizens that lived here and the pivotal events that made Winchester the place it is today. These tours are given by experienced and knowledgeable guides that enjoy sharing their love of local history. Make your reservation by calling 540-542-1326. Cost: $10, payable ... Read more

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Stephens City

Newtown History Center 5408 Main St., Stephens City, VA

Civil War walking tours of historic Stephens City are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, beginning in June and ending in October. Tours are led by staff of the Newtown History Center. This tour focuses on the impact of the Civil War on the town. Learn about various civilian and ... Read more

Dedication of Maine Monument at Third Winchester Battlefield

Third Winchester Battlefield 541 Redbud Road, Winchester, VA

Third Winchester Battlefield Park Winchester (Saturday, September 25, 2021, 1pm) The dedication of a new Union monument in honor of the 2,000 soldiers from Maine who fought at the Third Battle of Winchester on September 19, 1864. The program is free, but pre-registration is required. To register:

Tour of Second Winchester Battlefield (McCann Property)

Third Winchester Battlefield 541 Redbud Road, Winchester, VA

Guided Tour of the McCann Property at Second Winchester led by historian Scott Mingus (Saturday, September 25, 2021, 2:30pm) The first-ever opportunity to tour the McCann Property, which was at the heart of the climactic action during the Second Battle of Winchester (fought on June 13-15, 1863). The tour will be led by Scott Mingus, ... Read more

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation 25th Anniversary Celebration

Shenandoah University - James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletic and Events Center 1188 Ralph Shockey Drive, Winchester, VA

Join as we look back on 25 years of accomplishment with a star-studded red carpet event that will feature fine food, elegant music, and special guests and dignitaries, including former Congressman Frank Wolf and our keynote speaker, legendary Civil War historian Dr. James M. McPherson. The evening's events will include: • A red carpet entrance ... Read more

North-South Skirmish Association: Fall National Competition

Fort Shenandoah 480 Chalybeate Spring Road, Winchester, Virginia

The N-SSA is the country’s oldest and largest Civil War shooting sports organization with over 3,200 individuals that make up its 200 member units. Each unit represents a Civil War regiment or unit and wears the uniform they wore 150 years ago. Member units compete in live-fire matches with original or authentic reproduction Civil War ... Read more

Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box Program

Belle Grove Plantation 336 Belle Grove Rd., Middletown, VA

Park Ranger Shannon Moeck gives an interactive talk about the Battle of Cedar Creek using props and the surrounding landscape features. All National Park Service ranger programs are free. Talks and tours may be cancelled in severe weather. Allow yourself time to find parking. Meet on the front lawn of Belle Grove (336 Belle Grove ... Read more

Auto Tour of Cedar Creek Battlefield

Belle Grove Plantation 336 Belle Grove Rd., Middletown, VA

“An Appalling Spectacle of Panic”: In-depth Auto Tour of Cedar Creek Battlefield - 4 hour tour Park Ranger Jeff Driscoll leads a four-hour auto tour that will take visitors to spots on the battlefield most never see. The tour includes often-visited stops like Thoburn's Redoubt and Mount Carmel cemetery, but also little-seen places like Bowman's ... Read more

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