Battle of Cedar Creek Commemoration Weekend

Belle Grove will commemorate the 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek with two days of Civil War music, civilian and military living history, house tours, National Park Service programs, and an exhibit of weapons and replica flags by The Ordnance Detachment of the Civil War Dance Foundation. Activities on the grounds are free. Entrance to exhibits and demonstrations in the Manor House will be $5 for those 13 and older, free for those 12 and younger as well as Belle Grove and National Trust for Historic Preservation members with a current membership card. Please park in the field and enter through the Beverley B. Shoemaker Welcome Center (in the 1918 Barn).

BELLE GROVE SCHEDULE
Saturday, October 19, 2019
9:00 a.m. Property and Manor House Opens for Self-Guided Touring
10:00 a.m. Military Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (front lawn)
10:30 a.m. Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Ranger Program: Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box (front lawn)
11:00 a.m. Military Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (front lawn)
12:30 p.m. Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Ranger Program: Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box (front lawn)
2:00 p.m.  Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Ranger Program: Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box (front lawn)
4:00 p.m. Military Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (front lawn)
4:00 Manor House Closes
5:00 Grounds Close

Sunday, October 20, 2019
9:00 a.m. Property and Manor House Opens for Self-Guided Touring
10:00 a.m. Military Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (front lawn)
10:30 a.m. Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Ranger Program: Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box (front lawn)
11:00 p.m. Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Ranger Program departs from Belle Grove: “A storm of bullets swept the ground...”: The Stand of the 30th Massachusetts and 114th New York Regiments
11:00 a.m. Military Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (front lawn)
12:30 p.m. Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Ranger Program: Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box (front lawn)
1:00 p.m. Military Demonstration by 10th Virginia Volunteer Infantry (front lawn)
2:30 p.m. Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Ranger Program: Kneading in Silence, a Glimpse into the life Judah the Enslaved Cook (lower level of Manor House)
4:00 Manor House and Grounds Close

For detailed information about National Park Service programs this weekend click here.

For more information about the battle  reenactments, contact Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation at 540-869-2064 or www.ccbf.us. Please note that tickets for the reenactment are sold separately and there will not be a walking path or transportation between the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation property and Belle Grove.