Weather Alert -- 9/29/2014 Programs at Fort Harrison and New Market Heights
Today's commemorative events at Fort Harrison and New Market Heights are running on schedule. If there need to be any weather-related changes to the schedule, we will post them here and on the park's Facebook page. More »
Newsletter Archive: Issues 1 through 14
Welcome to the archives of the newsletter for Richmond National Battlefield Park and Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, issues 1 through 14. Later issues can be found on the main archive page.
Issue 1: Fall 1999--
Issue 2: Winter 2000--
Issue 3: Spring 2000--Superintendent's Greeting; New Map Project; Interpretation Update; Employee Profile: Anjanette Walker; Park Partnerships; The History of the Tredegar Iron Works; Access Management
Issue 4: Summer 2000--Superintendent's Message; New Exhibits at Chimborazo; Archeology Dig at Gaines' Mill; Employee Profile: Veronica Harvey; CFC Recognizes Barry Krieg; Director's Remarks on Opening of Tredegar site; Medal of Honor Program at Drewry's Bluff
Issue 5: Fall 2000--
Issue 6: Winter 2001--Superintendent's Message; Black History Month Symposium, Feb 24; Interpretation Update: Malvern Hill Archeology; Employee Profile: Kym Sigler; African American Web Sites to Visit; Bookstore Offerings; Civil War Day April 28, 2001
Issue 7: Spring 2001--Superintendent's Greeting: Holding the High Ground; Interpretation Update: "Riding the Wind" Conference; Maggie Walker Makes Business Hall of Fame; Volunteer Profile: Jim Gates; Tredegar Visitor Center Receives Powell Award; The Facts on West Nile Virus; Brush Clearing at Cold Harbor
Issue 8: Summer 2001--
Issue 9: Fall 2001 (PDF file)
Issue 10: Winter 2002-- Special Partnership Issue (PDF file)Superintendent's Greeting; Partnership with City Visitor's Bureau; Battlefield Preservation; Protection Rangers assist in post 9-11 tragedy; Learning Reaches New Heights at Seven Pines; Eastern National: An Indispensable Partner; Partnering Within the DOI to Protect Park Resources; Richmond Parks Receive Kodak Grant; Employee Profile: Celeste Dixon; The NPS and You
Issue 11: Spring 2002 (PDF file)A Yellow Flag Waves at Chimborazo; Superintendent's Message; Battlefield Donation Doubles Park Size; Employee Profile: Beverly Bruce; The Gaines' Mill Battlefield Landscape Undergoes Restoration; Summer Schedule of Events at Richmond NBP
Issue 12: September 2002 (PDF file)
Issue 13: March 2003 (PDF file)The Superintendent's Letter; Richmond NBP Receives Award of Merit from Henrico County; Stuart's Ride State Markers Unveiled; Update on Resource Management Issues; Spotlight on Education: "America's Backyard"; Employee Profile: Janet Blanchard; Upcoming Special Events
Issue 14: July 2003 (PDF file)
Did You Know?
As part of a major assault against Richmond’s defenses fourteen African American soldiers received the Medal of Honor for heroic conduct at the battle of New Market Heights, September 29, 1864.