We are grateful to local historian Clark B. Hall for his donation of a photo documenting President Theodore Roosevelt’s 1902 visit to Cedar Mountain Battlefield.
Journalist Clint Schemmer contributed an article about the gift in the February 12, 2020 edition of the Culpeper Star Exponent. Continue reading “Historic photo donated to Friends of Cedar Mountain”
FCMB Board Member Lon Lacey passed away, Friday, December 13, 2019. He was 84. This remembrance was contributed by Michael Block, Vice President, Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield. Continue reading “Lon Lacey, a remembrance”
This post shares an excerpt and link to an article about the anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Mountain. The article was written by Clint Schemmer and published on August 12, 2019 in the Culpeper Star Exponent. Continue reading “Culpeper Star Exponent: Visitors mark Cedar Mountain battle anniversary”
News from Cedar Mountain Battlefield is in the Fall 2019 issue of the Culpeper Quarterly, a publication for county residents. Continue reading “Culpeper Quarterly: Visit Cedar Mountain Battlefield”
One of the benefits of membership in the American Battlefield Trust (ABT) is a subscription to Hallowed Ground, the Trust’s award-winning quarterly magazine filled with beautiful photography and interesting articles. Each issue takes readers into an exploration of American battlefield history, preservation successes and challenges, special events, planning a battlefield visit, and much more. Continue reading “Cedar Mountain in Summer 2019 Hallowed Ground magazine”
Did you know that Clara Barton, the pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross, treated wounded soldiers at the Battle of Cedar Mountain? From a recent Washington Post article: “In August 1862, she rode her wagon full of supplies to a field hospital by the Cedar Mountain battlefield in Virginia. She showed up in the middle of the night, and to the surgeon there, it seemed like a miracle.” Read more
The Generations event for families sponsored by the American Battlefield Trust shared history in an engaging way that held the interest of all present. Continue reading “Generations event resurrects history 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.
Continue reading “Park Day 2019 at Cedar Mountain Battlefield”
Families, don’t miss the American Battlefield Trust’s Generations living history event at Cedar Mountain! Continue reading “Generations event for families at Cedar Mountain on March 31”
An article published by the Culpeper Star Exponent on February 14, 2019 and written by Clint Schemmer provides an update on the Culpeper State Park plan. Continue reading “Culpeper State Park Plan Hinges on Budget Negotiations”