Tag: Valley Battlefields

Civil War battlefield restoration effort accelerated due to emerald ash borer

The restoration of the Third Winchester battlefield is the largest such project in the history of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation (SVBF.) The organization’s multi-year effort now has the additional purpose of combating the damage being done by an emerald ash borer infestation.


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Victory at Cedar Creek as VDOT announces shift in bridge location

The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced that it will alter the proposed alignment of the Route 11 replacement bridge at Cedar Creek battlefield.


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Agriculture proves good use for historic properties

Most of the fighting at the Battle of Opequon took place on farmland that’s been in the same family since Colonial times and is being restored to its agricultural roots with the advice of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service.


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Remembering Third Winchester: The 150th Anniversary

This Saturday, the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation will present the biggest event in its history: a day-long series of Battlefield Programs on the Third Winchester battlefield.


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Civil War communications focus of upcoming program

Rapid communication in wartime profoundly affected military actions and outcomes. The invention of portable tabletop printing presses at the time of the American Civil War allowed for better communication in the field.


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Special programs commemorate the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, in partnership with a variety of community groups, will offer a series of special National Park Service programs and events this September, which commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign.


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National Park Service to mark the 150th anniversary of Shenandoah Valley Civil War battles

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, in partnership with the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, will offer a series of special National Park Service “On This Day” anniversary programs this July to commemorate three battles fought in the Shenandoah Valley.


New navigation signs at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park

Visitors looking for Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will find new navigational signs to enhance their visit.


Battlefields Foundation hosts Civil War miniseries producer

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation (SVBF) is pleased to welcome Michael Frost Beckner, executive producer of the upcoming Civil War miniseries, To Appomattox, to the Shenandoah Valley.


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Keven Walker named CEO of Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation

The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has announced the appointment of Keven M. Walker as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation.