Hall Of Valor Civil War Museum - New Market VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 39.708 W 078° 40.244
17S E 702664 N 4281821
Quick Description: The Hall of Valor Civil War Museum is a focal point of the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 5/25/2011 4:42:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMBJ9F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The Hall of Valor Civil War Museum is located at the New Market Battlefield State Historical ParkClick for related waymark to open in new window. The museum focuses on the involvement of Virginia in the Civil War and pays tribute to the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute who fought at the Battle of New Market.

Some of the features among the artifacts and displays include a stained glass window designed by Ami Shamir which depicts the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, a life-size display of Jackson's Battery showing the Confederate artillery in action, a diorama of the railroads in the War, and a theater which shows an hourly screening of the Emmy Award-winning film, Field of Lost Shoes.

Along the upper tier of the Virginia Room the progression of the Civil War in Virginia is traced through wall displays, maps, and displays. There is an open view of the level below and regimental banners hang from the ceiling in the center. The lower level provides more wall displays and artillery and weaponry exhibits.

Opening hours: 9 AM - 5 PM

Open all year: Except for some holidays

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