• Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP

    Cedar Creek & Belle Grove

    National Historical Park Virginia

Preservation

AMERICAN BATTLEFIELD PROTECTION PROGRAM

The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) fosters opportunities for stewardship of historic battlefields associated with wars on American soil. It seeks to protect battlefields and sites, to encourage and assist in planning for the preservation, interpretation and management of these sites, and to raise awareness of the importance of preserving battlefields and related sites.

Relevant ABPP webpages:
Civil War Battlefields
Battle of Cedar Creek

Did You Know?

Close-up thumbnail image of a Parrott Gun

Two future U.S. presidents fought at the Battle of Cedar Creek: Col. Rutherford B. Hayes and Capt. William McKinley. Hayes was promoted to brigadier general for his services at the battle and was elected president in 1876. McKinley won his bid for the White House in 1896.