Annual Living History Event

Cedar Mountain Battlefield Foundation hosts the Cedar Mountain Anniversary Living History Weekend the first weekend in August to commemorate the August 9, 1862 battle. Visitors will be able to choose from a variety of immersive activities designed to share the stories of Civil War soldiers and civilians before, during, and after the battle, the bloodiest day in Culpeper’s history. 

The event commemorating the August 9, 1862 battle is held at the battlefield along James Madison Highway/Route 15 south of Culpeper at 9465 General Winder Road. The event is open to visitors of all ages and a $10 donation is suggested to help support educational programs. Stay tuned for details of next year’s event to be held on August 3-4, 2024.