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National Park ServiceNews Release
For Immediate Release –March 6, 2015
Contacts Name:ERIC CAMPBELL (540) 868-0937
National Park Service Announces
Park Advisory Commission Meeting to be Held March 19th
Middletown, VA.—Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park announces the next meeting of the Park Advisory Commission will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the Strasburg Town Hall, 174 East King Street, Strasburg, Virginia.The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and is open to the public.
The March 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, these projects and topics, or the business of the Advisory Commission are encouraged to attend the March 19, 2015 meeting.Questions may be directed to Amy Bracewell, Site Manager, at (540) 868-0938.
About Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park: Cedar Creek and Belle Grove commemorates a nationally significant Civil War landscape and antebellum plantation by sharing the story of Shenandoah Valley history from early settlement through the Civil War and beyond. The park is located within 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 includes the key partner sites of Belle Grove Plantation (owned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and managed by Belle Grove, Inc.), Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation lands and Headquarters, Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation lands, and a developing Shenandoah County Park. The partner sites continue to be owned and operated independently.