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The Kernstown Battlefield 

is open on weekends 

from May through October

Saturdays 10am ~ 4pm

Sundays 11am ~ 4pm 

 


~ Free Admission ~ 

Donations Appreciated

 

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Guided Battlefield Tours 

every Saturday May - October

11:00am and 1:00pm

 

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Guided Pritchard House Tours 

Most weekends

May through October

The 1854 Pritchard House
 


 





























































 




























 




















 











 




























































 








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2016

Schedule of Events

                                                                 HOURS:

                                                      Saturdays 10am - 4pm

                                                       Sundays 11am - 4pm

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Sat,  Mar 19 1st BATTLE OF KERNSTOWN SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE 

9am WALKING TOUR with author/historial Gary Ecelbarger.

Join Mr. Ecelbarger as he takes you across the very fields

marched across by Jackson's Confederate units, and

stand atop Pritchard's Hill where the Union artillery units

stood. (Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress warmly.)


Sun, Mar 20 Museum and gift shop, self-guided walking tours.

11am - 4pm


Wed, Mar 23 154th Anniversary of the First Battle of Kernstown -

10am - 4pm Museum and gift shop open all day. Self-guided walking tours.


Sat,  Apr 16 Battlefield cleanup day #1. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.

9:30am Come join us for our work days on Saturday, April 11th and April 18th.

Join a group of fun and intelligent historians and preservationists. 

 be in abundance. 

Sat,  Apr 23 Battlefield cleanup day #2. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.

9:30am See above.


Sun, Apr 24 VOLUNTEER TRAINING & ORIENTATION

1pm - 4pm


Sat,  May 7  2016 SEASON OPENING DAY

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tours with Mike Cannane


10am - 4pm The Liberty Rifles will present living history demonstrations

all day Saturday.


Sat,  May 14 Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle

11am & 1pm


May 14 & 15 Co. F (Gettysburg), 4th Virginia Infantry will present living history

Sat & Sun including infantry demonstrations and civilian life in the Valley during

the war, discussions about the unit history and its role in Jackson's

Valley Campaign of 1862. 


Sat, May 21 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat, May 28 Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jun 04 Battlefield Walking Tour with Mike Cannane

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jun 11 Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jun 18 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jun 25 Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jul 02 Battlefield Walking Tour with Mike Cannane

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jul 09

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


9am - 5pm Highland Games at the Battlefield

The Kernstown Battlefield Association and Clan Adrenalin will

host a highland games competition in the south field (just inside

the main gate). Scottish Highland warriors competed against each

other between battles. They used ordinary objects in their competitions:

weights, stones, hammers and tree trunks (cabers). Come and see

these amazing athletes compete. Refreshments will be available.


Sat, Jul 16

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg


Fri, Jul 22 &

Sat, Jul 23 Second Battle of Kernstown Commemoration

10am - 4pm       Periodically throughout the day: Pritchard House tours and live

artillery demonstrations. Living history.


11am & 1pm Battlefield walking tours with Steve Riddle


Sat, Aug 06

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Mike Cannane


Sat, Aug 13

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


Sat, Aug 20 "Winchester/Frederick County Civil War Weekend"

10am - 4pm Civil War era Civilian Lawn Party. (Flyer)

(Civilian Reenactors Lawn Party registration form.)

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg (Sat only)


Sat, Aug 20 A BALL AT THE BATTLEFIELD with live musicians and dance

7pm-10pm instructor. Wear your finest Civil War period correct attire or your

Sunday best and join in the fun. Refreshments. ($25 pp)

(Click to see flyer.)

Sat, Aug 27

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


Sat, Sep 03

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Mike Cannane


Sat, Sep 10 "Caught Between the Lines: The Pritchard Farm During the

10:30am Second Battle of Kernstown", a walking battlefield tour

with Prof. Jonathan Noyalas.


1:00pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


Sat, Sep 17

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg


Sat, Sep 24

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


Sat, Oct 01

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Mike Cannane


Sat, Oct 08

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


Sat, Oct 15

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg


Sat, Oct 22

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


Sat, Oct 29

11am & 1pm Battlefield Walking Tour with Steve Riddle


Sat, Nov 5 Frederick County Third Annual "Battlefield Half Marathon"

Sponsored by Frederick County Parks & Recreation


Sun, Nov 6 Veterans, Active Military, Law Enforcement and Fire &

Noon - 4pm Rescue APPRECIATION DAY - All welcome with families

for FREE picnic and tours


Sat, Dec 3 Fellowship Bible Church "Follow the Star"

Sun, Dec 4 Living Nativity Program

6-9pm nightly