Living history at CCBF

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Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation and Civil War Trails Incorporated are hosting the 10th Virginia Living History Weekend from 10 am today until 5 pm on Sunday.

Living historians will have cooking demonstrations, practice drills, talk about the life of an average soldier and try to muster more recruits.

Make sure to stop by the free museum on site to participate in a scavenger hunt for prizes.

Activities will continue throughout both days and the hiking trails and new pavilion will remain open.

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SNP Old Rag Mountain tickets are on sale now

A social post from Shenandoah National Park announced that the day use passes for Old Rag Mountain are available.

A limited number of the passes became available yesterday in an attempt to reduce the impact on Old Rag.

The pilot program is attempting to keep the impact of the natural resources at the site down at the same time improve the visitor’s experience.

Recent years have shown as the hike became more popular Old Rag Mountain was often over run with visitors.

Beginning Mar.1 all visitors to Old Rag Mountain will have to have a ticket to hike the site.

Visit go.nps.gov/oldragtickets for more information on the requirements on acquiring tickets.

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