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New Market State Historical Park

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Great museum and battlefield

You could easily spend 2-3 hours viewing the museum (with 40-minute movie), the battlefield, and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
StonewallBrigade
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New Jersey
A Hidden Gem

This is a battle I didn't know anything about prior to visiting it. The park is close to 81, so if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John B
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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Route 305, New Market, VA 22844
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You could easily spend 2-3 hours viewing the museum (with 40-minute movie), the battlefield, and the Bushong Farm buildings. Also be sure to check out the two overlooks where you get a nice view of the Shenandoah River.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a battle I didn't know anything about prior to visiting it. The park is close to 81, so if you are near that area, I recommend stopping. It is 7 dollars to tour the battlefield and ten dollars for the museum and battlefield....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

Loved this stop very imformative you will love the show about the lost shoes so be sure to watch it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

extremely easy to walk or drive around and get out at various spots and learn more about. very well marked, good signs and lots of information and very well preserved. worth the time to explore!!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CJsAZ
Reviewed May 21, 2019

Well preserved Civil War battlefield, enjoyed the Bushong farm house and structures. Wonderful re-enactment experience.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Well done! lots of history. some good and some bad. So much to see in this are. My wife and I always learn when we stop into these many different historical parks.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Don B
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We were recently in New Market and got a good presentation about the Civil War battle in the area of New Market. So this drive around the historical park was a good addition to the museums we visited.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mary L
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Learned a little history Very interesting story about the Bushong family and a reminder of the cost of freedom.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank packednreadyNePa
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Stunning views and several paths to walk on. There is also a visitor center that I did not visit today, but have in the past. The homestead is also worth seeing but have toured in the past so today was just walking through the park.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KimberlyM2862
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

This battlefield is small and also contains the Bushong Farm. I got a little map of the battlefield at the Virginia Civil War Museum that takes you on a little walk tour. The stories about the cadets and gallantry seem to be the highlight of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank jehenson81
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MarkUSNA1998
September 2, 2018|
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Response from Mary L | Reviewed this property |
We saw no pets here. Much of the time we spent inside in the museum there so probably not practical coming to the site with your pet.
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Wayne S
August 9, 2015|
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Sorry. Apparently I did. A vet complained on here about not getting a discount. I thought I responded to him.
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