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Contact: Eric Campbell, 540-868-9176
Date: September 10, 2013 Contact: Eric Campbell, 540-868-9176
National Park Service News Release
For Immediate Release – September 10, 2013
Contacts Name: ERIC CAMPBELL
National Park Advisory Commission Meeting to be Held September 19
The next meeting of the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park Advisory Commission will be held on Thursday September 19, 2013 at the Strasburg Town Hall, 174 East King Street, Strasburg, Virginia. The meeting will begin at 8:30 am and is open to the public.
The September meeting will include discussion on a wide variety of subjects related to the ongoing development of the park through the implementation of the park's General Management Plan and Key Partner related topics.
Individuals who are interested in the park, the implementation of the Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP General Management Plan,or the business of the Advisory Commission are encouraged to attend the September 19, 2013 meeting. Further information on the general management plan may be obtained at www.parkplanning.nps.gov/cebe. Questions maybe directed to Amy Bracewell, Site Manager (540) 868-9176.
About Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park: Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park preserves and interprets key historical sites and events related to the history of the Shenandoah Valley, from its early settlement through the Civil War and beyond. The park will also serve as the focal point of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District, a National Heritage Area.
Created on December 19, 2002, the park encompasses approximately 3,700 acres across three counties and is managed by the National Park Service in partnership with Belle Grove,Inc; Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation; National Trust for Historic Preservation; Shenandoah County and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation. Individual partner sites are owned and operated independently.