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McDowell Battlefield

1 Main Street, McDowell, VA
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Not much to see

Open area where the battle of McDowell was fought. Not well marked as well so it is easy to miss... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Donald I
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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Fun to Hike

A long but worthy hike! Bring plenty of water and possibly a large stick/weapon with snakes and... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Hunter H
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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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Apr 29, 2018
“Not much to see”
Apr 3, 2017
“Fun to Hike”
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1 Main Street, McDowell, VA
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Open area where the battle of McDowell was fought. Not well marked as well so it is easy to miss, The house museum had more to see.

Thank Donald I
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

A long but worthy hike! Bring plenty of water and possibly a large stick/weapon with snakes and mountain lions up there.

Thank Hunter H
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Interesting place to stop off and capture a period of history and learn something new. Nice layout and information.

Thank savacu
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Located approximately 40 miles west of the town of Staunton, VA, this quaint pristine little village was a pleasure to visit. The battlefield itself is largely on private property but there are many interesting signs to help orient the visitor. I would have loved to...More

Thank Leon H
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Battle of McDowell, May 8, 1862, was the first engagement of Jackson's famous Valley Campaign. There is a great deal to see here but only if you are a dedicated Civil War enthusiast (of course, visiting the heritage museum in town is a must...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2016

I was interested in seeing all of the Valley Campaign battlefields and this was the last on my list because of the remoteness. To give you an idea how far back in time the place is, there were working pay phone booths in the two...More

Thank dougogle
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