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Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park Visitors Contact Station

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Hidden gem

Granted this visitor center is in a strip mall in Middletown but it is right at the battlefield... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Travelers31024
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Eatonton, Georgia
Hidden gem, don't miss the Ranger talk

The set-up is weird, but don't let that deter you from visiting. The contact station has an... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Larry192
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California
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7712 Main St, Middletown, VA 22645-9500
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Granted this visitor center is in a strip mall in Middletown but it is right at the battlefield. The ranger was quite attentive and offered excellent advice on seeing things as well as directing us to a small but totally informative, interactive map/video about the...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

The set-up is weird, but don't let that deter you from visiting. The contact station has an excellent electric map explaining the action, similar to the old Gettysburg one, but better. Follow that with the ranger "in a box" park overview, the best presentation in...More

1  Thank Larry192
Reviewed 29 May 2018

It doesn't look like much but it does give you all the pertinent information for the order of battle and what you should see and do. The rangers were helpful and hands off until they needed to be hands on.

2  Thank executivewench
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Though this historic site is still in progress of being a true site, it is still worth a few minutes if your in the area. You can purchase actual replica civil war items that were used by the soldiers is really nice....from the tin cups...More

2  Thank Winnebago2010
Reviewed 1 March 2018

The park ranger was awesome! I'm SO glad we stopped here on the way to Belle Grove. She really did a fantastic job narrating the illuminated map and her enthusiasm was contagious. We didn't have a lot of time to look at the rest of...More

3  Thank LivinLookinUp
Reviewed 19 February 2018

If you plan to tour and learn about the Battle of Cedar Creek, stop in here first. The electric map is very well done and gives you a great feel for the battle. The park ranger is very helpful too.Then get a map and drive...More

2  Thank nriemen
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

The contact station is in a shopping plaza but is very helpful in understanding the progress of the battle. The staff was very kind a took the time to fully answer any questions.

1  Thank jackbR6357CX
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to a lot of civil battlefields and there has been good ones and bad ones in terms of how they are run. Cedar creek Battlefield is one of those good ones. It is run my multiple partnerships and they do it really...More

2  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Really good exhibits. Junior Ranger booklet was very extensive. Lots of things for the kids to do. If you have lots of time, you can drive to other locations other than the ranger contact stations.

1  Thank janelle h
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Cedar creek and Belle grove is one of the more strange national parks sites I've visited. The actual visitor center is located in what looks like a strip mall in the rural town of Middletown Virginia, a few miles north of the actual battlefield sites....More

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