• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

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--
Superintendent's Greeting; Award Winner at Richmond Battlefield; Interpretation Update by David Ruth; Employee Profile Jim Bell; 20 years of EARTH!; Upcoming Events; Volunteering in the Parks; New Exhibit at Maggie L. Walker Visitor Center

Issue 2: Winter 2000--
Superintendent's Message (Tredegar Update); Interpretation Update; Ironmaker to the Confederacy back in print;Employee Profile Tim Mauch; Budget 2000; The Protection Ranger; Wilcox Brigade monument unveiled; New education program at Maggie L. Walker site

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--
Superintendent's Greeting; Maggie Walker Site at Two Local Events; Interpretation Update: Resource Inventory in Hanover County; Employee Profile: Kristen Gounaris; The Search for Sources; A First-Hand Account of the Fires Out West; Fighting Against Invasive Plants

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--
Superintendent's Greeting: Holding the High Ground; New Photo Exhibit at Tredegar; Interpretation Update: The Seasonal Employee; New Look for the Arrowhead; Employee Profile: Dan Hodgson; Governor's Conference on Education; Maggie Walker's Birthday Celebration

Issue 9: Fall 2001 (PDF file)
Superintendent's Greeting: September 11; Interpretation Update: New Lands for Richmond Battlefield; Employee Profile: Larry Smith; New Preservation Treatment for Earthworks;Civil War Crossword;Crossword Answer Page; Education Update: Exploring the Real Thing in Richmond's National Parks; Honoring America's Veterans

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)
Tredegar Visitor Center Receives Donation of Civil War Items; A Message from the Director; Maggie L. Walker NHS to Sponsor Panel Discussion on the Black Press; Landscape Management Plan in Review; Upcoming Special Events; Spolight on Education: "Exploring Richmond's Battlefields"; Volunteer Profile: Scott Frantel

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)
The Superintendent's Letter;Tredegar Site Receives Award from Unilever; New Trail Opens at Cold Harbor; Beavers Dam the Park; Spotlight on Education: The Year in Review; Employee Profile: Stella Council; New Monument at Cold Harbor

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Did You Know?

Stone marker with metal plate

Scattered throughout the Richmond area are 58 historic markers erected by the Richmond Battlefield Markers Association beginning in the 1920’s. One of its members was Douglas Southall Freeman, editor for the Richmond News Leader and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his biography of Robert E. Lee.