Road closings around Historic Tredegar May 17-19, 2013
Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19, some roads around Historic Tredegar will be closed for Dominion Riverrock. The park's visitor center will be open. Details can be found on the Historic Tredegar website using the link here. 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?
The battle of Gaines' Mill outside of Richmond, Virginia, was the first Civil War battle where both sides got help from above--in the form of observation balloons.