• 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?

thumbnail image of Shenandoah Valley

When you say "going down the valley" you are actually traveling north in the Shenandoah Valley and that when you are traveling south, you are "going up the valley?" The reason for this expression is because the Shenandoah River flows north, so downstream is in that compass direction.