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McDowell Battlefield

1 Main Street, McDowell, VA
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Fun to Hike

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

Reviewed April 3, 2017
Hunter H
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Horsham, Pennsylvania
Nice slice of American history

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

Reviewed March 12, 2017
savacu
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Apr 3, 2017
“Fun to Hike”
Mar 11, 2017
“Nice slice of American history”
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1 Main Street, McDowell, VA
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Reviewed April 3, 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 March 12, 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 October 16, 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 August 15, 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 January 17, 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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