Perseid Meteor Shower Star Party

Fee: Free.

Location: LAT/LONG: 38.998980, -78.319540

Thoburn Redouct Tract - Stop #2 on the self-guided driving tour.

Dates & Times


Saturday, August 10, 2019


8:00 PM


3 hours


Join the National Park Service with the Shenandoah Astronomical Society for 3 FREE Star Parties in 2019

A SAS member will provide an Astronomical related program. Come look through our telescopes, or bring yours and we can show you how to use it.

  • Saturday, August 10 - Perseid Meteor Shower at 8:00 pm

The star parties will be held at the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation Thoburn Redoubt tract. This is stop #2 on the self-gudided battlefield tour.


Directions to the site:

1. Just south of Middletown, from U.S. Route 11, turn left onto Water Plant Road. Proceed 1 mile to the intersection with Long Meadow Road.

2. Turn right onto Long Meadow Road. Proceed 0.1 mile.

3. Turn right onto Bowman's Mill Road. Proceed 1.4 miles to Thoburn Redoubt.

4. The Thoburn Tract is marked by a Civil War Trails sign and some Waysides. Turn right into the property.

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Shannon Moeck
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