• Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP

    Cedar Creek & Belle Grove

    National Historical Park Virginia

National Park Advisory Commission Meeting to be Held June 20 2013

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Date: June 14, 2013
Contact: Eric Campbell, 540-868-9176

National Park ServiceNews Release

For Immediate Release June 14, 2013

Contacts Name:ERIC CAMPBELL

(540) 868-9176

Eric_campbell@nps.gov

National Park Advisory Commission Meeting to be Held June 20

The next meeting of the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park Advisory Commission will be held on Thursday June 20, 2013 at the Warren County Government Center, 220 North Commerce Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia.The meeting will begin at 8:30 am and is open to the public.

The June meeting will include discussion on a wide variety of subjects related to the ongoing development of the park through the implementation of the park's General Management Plan and Key Partner related topics.

Individuals who are interested in the park, the implementation of the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP General Management Plan, or the business of the Advisory Commission are encouraged to attend the June 20, 2013 meeting. Further information on the general management plan may be obtained at www.parkplanning.nps.gov/cebe.Questions may be directed to Amy Bracewell, Site Manager (540) 868-9176.

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About Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park: Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park preserves and interprets key historical sites and events related to the history of the Shenandoah Valley, from its early settlement through the Civil War and beyond. The park will also serve as the focal point of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District, a National Heritage Area.

Created on December 19, 2002, the park encompasses approximately 3,700 acres across three counties and is managed by the National Park Service in partnership with Belle Grove, Inc; Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation; National Trust for Historic Preservation; Shenandoah County and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation. Individual partner sites are owned and operated independently.

-NPS-

Did You Know?

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Did you know that Shenandoah County, Virginia, was originally named Dunmore County after Virginia's last royal governor? Once Dunmore departed Williamsburg with British forces, the county was renamed Shenandoah.