Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania National Military Park Newswire

Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania National Military Park Newswire

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  1. Slavery and war's aftermath discussed during park's final summer programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... on Saturday. Above: Salem Church as a hospital. Historians from the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park will offer two final programs of the summer season tomorrow and Saturday. Friday's History at Sunset program is rescheduled ...

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  2. History Calendar, updated Aug. 8, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and author, tour guide and former National Park Service historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Social time begins at 5:45 p.m.; dinner 6:45; speaker 7:45. The talk is free, public invited. Dinner reservations required; ...

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  3. Picket's Post moving to Lafayette BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

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  4. Prince William County Historic Preservation Division offers summer learning and fun in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | Potomac Local

    ... remembered and commemorated for future generations. We plan to visit Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery. We also plan to conduct a service project at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park. The ...

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  5. HOPE Crew helps repair historic Chatham Manor brickworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... satisfying that way." Kirsten Talken-Spaulding, superintendent of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, stopped to talk to Ligon that morning during an informal press conference about the HOPE Crew and its work. "You're part of ...

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  6. North Lee Drive to be closed evening of June 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    Next Saturday evening, the National Park Service will close the Fredericksburg battlefield's North Lee Drive to vehicular traffic from about 6 to 10 p.m. The closure will help ensure the safety of visitors participating in that night's History at Sunset program, the first of the 2017 summer season in Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Starting at 6 p.m., only vehicles attending the program will be permitted to access North Lee Drive.

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  7. Warm welcome home for Bethlehem Civil War monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | NJ.com

    ... turn of fate, Maugle now works as a park ranger and historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, the very park where the Union soldier, who that monument is dedicated, to was wounded. Wednesday students, residents and city ...

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  8. Mystery in the Wilderness: Where is Stonewall's Arm?Read the original story

    May 2, 2017 | HistoryNet

    It is not surprising that a man of such legendary stature as Lt. Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson continues to garner attention, nor that Jackson devotees make pilgrimages to the small building at Guinea Station, Va., where he died on May 10, 1863.

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  9. Past and Present- CWT April 2013Read the original story

    May 2, 2017 | HistoryNet

    Sesquicentennial visitors got to see a grand show at last fall's commemorations of the December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg, thanks to the National Park Service and the Battle of Fredericksburg Commemoration Committee. The NPS offered tours of the historic Virginia town, while the Commemoration Committee sponsored a reenactment of the pontoon crossing of the Rappahannock River and also a re-creation of the December 12 house-to-house fighting within the city itself.

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  10. In General Ewell's Corner: Interview with Donald C. PfanzRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2017 | HistoryNet

    Asked to present a paper on the 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign at a Civil War Roundtable some years ago, National Park Service historian Donald Pfanz initially planned to focus on Southern General Turner Ashby rather than Ashby's counterpart, Richard Ewell. But he soon became intrigued by the man most often blamed for the South's loss at Gettysburg in July 1863-for "failing" to take Cemetery Hill the first day of the battle.

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  11. Celebrate Memorial Day at Eight Exciting Historic Events and DestinationsRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    Following the Civil War, Americans began dedicating one day each spring to remembering those who died during the conflict. First known as Declaration Day, the popular tradition has since expanded to become our modern Memorial Day.

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  12. A Boy Named ChancyRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | HistoryNet

    The Army of the Potomac's XI Corps suffered a resounding a defeat on May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville. The onslaught by Lt.

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  13. Civil War Trust celebrates 30 years, thanks to Donald PfanzRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Kearny was killed on Sept. 1, 1862, Pfanz met with his ex-boss at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. "Isn't there some way we could form a group to go out and save battlefields?" he recalls asking Robert K. Krick. Krick was ...

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  14. Letter: Park maintenance funding crucialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... backlog facing the National Park Service. I understand that Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park has more than $11 million in needed repairs. This is certainly not frivolous spending! . Despite the untold value of the national park ...

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  15. Chatham artisan event to display historical, student artRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... login if you are already a member. John Hennessy, chief historian of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, talks to visitors during an event at Chatham Manor. Chatham Manor will be host to history and artists of all ages during its ...

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  16. 18th Century "Sampler" Returned To Chatham At Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania National Military ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    ... from the house in 1798. The sampler will be on display at Chatham at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park for the next three months. Samplers were pieces of needlework - often elaborate - undertaken by girls to demonstrate both ...

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  17. History Calendar for week of April 4, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... make a new national park? Kristen Talken-Spaulding, superintendent of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, explores how the actions of a community can save a national treasure by looking at the creation of Fort Monroe National ...

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  18. Trump donates first 3 months of salary to help maintain historic battlefieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... amount to about $229 million, Zinke said. Those 25 sites include the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, which consists of the Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House Civil War battlefields. ...

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  19. Virginia sisters donate 'great little snapshot in time' to Park ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... taken a few months earlier in Washington are now the property of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Two sisters, Laura Moyer of Fredericksburg and Rosemarie Nielsen of Fairfax, donated the Civil War material to the park in ...

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  20. Civil War Battlefields: Walking The Trails Of HistoryRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    ... or taken prisoner. Walk the field today that's protected as part of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park in Virginia, and you come upon several stone monuments that memorialize troops that fought at the Bloody Angle. Also a ...

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