History at Sunset

Ranger Shannon Moeck presents program to visitors on the Front Lawn of Belle Grove Plantation.
Ranger Shannon Moeck presents a History at Sunset program on the front lawn of Belle Grove.

NPS

2019 History at Sunset Schedule


• June 14, 7:00 p.m.
Flank to Flank: Hiking in the Footsteps of Soldiers While Exploring the Terrain of the Third Winchester Battlefield
*This activity is recommended primarily for visitors who are comfortable hiking at least 3-4 miles at a moderate pace.*

Third Winchester Battlefield Trailhead
541 Redbud Road
Winchester, VA 22603

• June 28, 7:00 p.m.
Biscoe Brothers and Beyond: Historic Images of the Cedar Creek Battlefield
Meet at the NPS Visitor Contact Station
7712 Main Street,
Middletown, VA 22645

• July 12, 7:00 p.m.
The Burning of the Shenandoah Valley

Meet at the NPS Visitor Contact Station
7712 Main Street,
Middletown, VA 22645

• July 26, 7:00 p.m.
Middletown Civil War Walking Tour

Meet at corner of 1st and Main Streets
Middletown, VA 22645

• August 2, 7:00 p.m.
“A great deal of labor was…expended in building breastworks….” Exploring the Civil War Entrenchments at Cedar Creek

Meet at the NPS Visitor Contact Station
7712 Main Street,
Middletown, VA 22645

• August 16, 6:00 p.m.
Free at Last: The Complicated Road to Freed for Emanuel Jackson

Belle Grove Plantation
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, VA 22645

• September 6, 6:00 p.m.
...one of the most fearful struggles of the war.” The Valiant Stand of the 8th Vermont Infantry and Thomas's Brigade
Meet at the NPS Visitor Contact Station
7712 Main Street,
Middletown, VA 22645

• September 20, 5:00 p.m.
Legends and Leadership: Colonel John S. Mosby and his Partisan Rangers in the Shenandoah Valley

Chet Hobert Park
225 Al Smith Circle
Berryville, VA 22611

• October 4, 5:00 p.m.
"...there burst upon our view the appalling spectacle of a panic-stricken army..." The William Dinges Farm (Rienzi Knoll) at Cedar Creek

Meet at the NPS Visitor Contact Station
7712 Main Street,
Middletown, VA 22645

• October 18, 4:00 p.m.
Tommy, Charlie, and the Kidd: General Wesley Merritt’s Cavalry at Cedar Creek

Meet at the NPS Visitor Contact Station
7712 Main Street,
Middletown, VA 22645

• November 9 (Saturday Program) 5:00 p.m.
Life in the Borderland: The Limits and Possibilities of Freedom for Enslaved and Free Blacks

Belle Grove Plantation
336 Belle Grove Road
Middletown, VA 22645
 
To learn about all ranger led programs and activities, please check out our calendar page.

Last updated: May 12, 2019

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