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Park Day 2019 at Cedar Mountain Battlefield

We certainly appreciate our community’s support
on Park Day, April 6, 2019!
You will be part of a national effort to keep America’s battlefields and historic sites pristine  to honor our nation’s history and provide memorable learning experiences and recreational enjoyment.

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News article: Thousands of black troops entered war zone via Culpeper

This excerpt is from a January 9, 2019 Culpeper Star Exponent article about the Graffiti House Museum exhibit “Culpeper’s Forgotten Heroes: Black Union Soldiers of Culpeper County, Virginia.” Continue reading “News article: Thousands of black troops entered war zone via Culpeper”

With large solar projects on horizon, what is the value of historic views?

This article was published August 21, 2018 by the Culpeper Star Exponent and written by Allison Brophy Champion.

A recent study by the Washington, D.C.-based American Battlefield Trust provided its analysis of the impact large solar farms would have on some of this area’s most hallowed ground.

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Anniversary of Battle of Cedar Mountain to be commemorated

This post shares an article published August 2, 2018 in The Culpeper Times (insidenova.com) and written by Ashleigh Christopher.

Aug. 9 marks the 156th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, the bloodiest battle to date in Culpeper County. To commemorate it, the Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield is hosting the annual Living History Weekend event on August 11 and 12. Continue reading “Anniversary of Battle of Cedar Mountain to be commemorated”

Scout takes on rebuilding of Cedar Mountain Battlefield’s Crittenden Gate

Crittenden Gate Cedar Mountain Battlefield

BSA troop 225 recently completed a fifth Eagle Scout project on Cedar Mountain Battlefield.

Scout Zach Wright (center) coordinated the latest effort, alongside his father Dale (left) and fellow Cedar Mountain-supporting scout Travis Badger (right), in coordination with Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield board member and scout liaison Sam Pruitt. Continue reading “Scout takes on rebuilding of Cedar Mountain Battlefield’s Crittenden Gate”