Civil War events begin in the Valley

The Valley’s Civil War events are kicking off today with a tour presented by the Kernstown Battlefield Foundation.

The tour will be led by renowned author Gary Ecelbarger from 9 am to 4 pm and focus on the First Battle of Kernstown.

The tour will go to a few locations including Pritchard Farm, Rose Hill Park, and a rarely seen part of the battlefield on Sandy Ridge.

This is just the first of many events hosted by the Shenandoah Battlefields Foundation.

For a full list of this year’s Civil War events, head to shenandoahatwar.org.

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Civil War Walking Tours

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Civil War walking tours of Historic Stephens City will be conducted on October 23rd starting at 10:30.

Led by staff of the Newtown History Center. The tour focuses on the impact of the civil war and the town.

Admission is 5 dollars and reservations are required.

Please call the Newtown History Center 540-869-1700

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