• Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP

    Cedar Creek & Belle Grove

    National Historical Park Virginia

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June 19, 2014
150th Anniversary National Park Service Guest Lecture Series 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Lecture Series

June 18, 2014
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park Announces Special History at Sunset Programs
Press Release

May 22, 2014
Special NPS Programs to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Special Programs

April 26, 2014
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park Announces new Junior Ranger Program
Press Release

March 18, 2014
2014 Spring Season of Ranger Conducted Programs and Change of Hours of Operation
Announcement

March 11, 2014
National Park Advisory Commission Meeting to be Held March 20
Announcement

October 22, 2013
Visitor Contact Station Change of Hours
Winter Hours

September 10, 2013
National Park Advisory Commission Meeting to be Held September 19 - 2013
FAC Meeting September 19

May 14, 2013
Community Dedicates New Contact Station
The Shenandoah Valley came together on Friday, May 10, 2013 to dedicate the new Visitor Contact Station at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park.

November 13, 2012
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park Announces Retirement of Superintendent Diann Jacox
Middletown, VA ----- Superintendent Diann Jacox, of Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, has announced her retirement from the National Park Service effective January 3, 2013. Jacox became the park's founding superintendent in March 2004 and has led it for the last eight and a half years. Her retirement will come after almost 34 years with the National Park Service.

 

Press Release
Special National Park Service Programs to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of "Stonewall" Jackson's 1862 Valley Campaign
Release Date: March 6, 2012

Middletown, VA - Cedar Creek and Belle Grove Historical Park, in partnership with the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, announce a series of special National Park Service programs to commemorate the battles that made up Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's 1862 Valley Campaign. For further details please click here.

PRESS RELEASE
Ceremony to Commemorate Completion of the Park's new General Management Plan Announced

Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, its Key Partners and members of the park's Federal Advisory Commission invite the general public to a ceremony commemorating the completion of the park's new General Management Plan (GMP) on Thursday, June 16, at 11:00 a.m. on the front lawn of Belle Grove. MORE (.doc file, 55 KB)

 

PRESS RELEASE
Park Announces First Ranger Conducted Programs in the Park's History

For the first time in its history, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP will offer free ranger-led summer programs. Beginning June 12, National Park Service rangers will present programs that tell the park's many stories related to the rich cultural history of the Shenandoah Valley, the Battle of Cedar Creek and the Civil War's impact on the local communities. All the programs are free and continue through August 15. MORE (.doc file, 55 KB)

PRESS RELEASE
Federal Advisory Commission to Meet March 18, 2010

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP announces the next meeting of its Federal Advisory Commission, at the Strasburg Town Hall. The notes for its December 17, 2009 meeting are also released, MORE (.pdf file, 261 KB)

 

PRESS RELEASE
Park Ranger-Interpretive Planner Hired
Release Date: November 9, 2009

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP announces the hiring of a Park Ranger-Interpreter, who will be responsible for the park's future interpretive plans. MORE (.pdf file, 22 KB)

 

PRESS RELEASE
Federal Advisory Commission Meeting Notes

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP releases the meeting notes for the park's Federal Advisory Commission meeting of September 18, 2008, MORE (.pdf file, 111 KB)

 

PRESS RELEASE
Federal Advisory Commission Meetings Schedule Announced

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP announces the schedule of upcoming meetings for the park's Federal Advisory Commission. All meetings are open to the public.MORE (.pdf file, 47 KB)

 

PRESS RELEASE
Federal Advisory Commission Meeting Notes

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP releases the meeting notes for the park's Federal Advisory Commission meeting of June 18, 2009. MORE (.pdf file, 61 KB)

 

PRESS RELEASE
Federal Advisory Commission Meeting Notes

Cedar Creek & Belle Grove NHP releases the meeting notes for the park's Federal Advisory Commission meeting of March 19, 2009. MORE (.pdf file, 135 KB)

 

PRESS RELEASE
Park Plan Available for Public Review
Release Date: November 18, 2008

The National Park Service is pleased to announce the availability of the Draft General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park (NHP). MORE (.pdf file, 148 kb)

 

Did You Know?

thumbnail picture of Lord Dunmore

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.