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The Kernstown Battlefield is open on weekends 

from May through October

Saturdays 10am ~ 4pm

Sundays Noon ~ 4pm 

 

Opening day ~ May 2, 2015


~ Free Admission ~ 

Donations Appreciated

 

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Guided Battlefield Tours 

third Saturday monthly (May - October)

11:00am and 1:00pm

 

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Guided Pritchard House Tours 

Saturday and Sunday, the second and fourth weekend of each month

($3 per person 12 years and over)

The 1854 Pritchard House
 


 





























































 




























 




















 











 


 

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2015

    Schedule of Events

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       The Kernstown Battlefield Opens to Visitors

        on Saturday, May 2nd

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Sat,   Mar 21 FIRST BATTLE OF KERNSTOWN

10am - 4pm The Battlefield and Visitor Center will be open Saturday, 

through Monday in honor of the anniversary of First 

Kernstown. For Battlefield walking tour see below.


Sun,  Mar 22 153rd FIRST BATTLE OF KERNSTOWN COMMEMORATION

8am  - 4pm BATTLEFIELD TOUR - tour begins at 9am 

Join Gary Ecelbarger for his annual in-depth discussion 

and walking battlefield tour. You will be walking the same

ground where the fighting occurred. Wear comfortable

shoes and dress warmly. Tour from 9am to Noon.

(Free - donations appreciated)


Mon, Mar 23 FIRST BATTLE OF KERNSTOWN

The actual anniversary date of First Kernstown. Battlefield

10am - 4pm and Visitor Center open for visitors.


Sun,  Mar 29 Fellowship Bible Church Easter Egg Hunt

11am


Sat,  Apr 25 Volunteer Training & Orientation

9am - 1pm


Sat,  May 2 OPENING DAY


Sat,  May 9 Pritchard House tours Sat. and Sun.

Sun, May 10


Sat, May 16 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat, May 23 Pritchard House tours Sat. and Sun.

Sun, May 24


Sat, Jun 13 Pritchard House tours Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Jun 14


Sat, Jun 20 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jun 27 Pritchard House tours Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Jun 28


Sat, Jul 11 Pritchard House tours Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Jul 12


Sat, Jul 18 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat, Jul 25 Second Battle of Kernstown Special Commemorative Tour:

10:30am "Caught in the Maelstrom: The Second Battle of Kernstown 

& 2:00pm and Its Impact on the Pritchard Family."  Join Prof. Jonathan A. Noyalas 

(Lord Fairfax Community College) for an approximately 90 minute walking 

tour which will examine the personalities and decisions of the largest 

engagement fought at Kernstown, as well as the battle's impact on the 

Pritchard Family, whose family farm became a magnet for armies of blue 

and gray throughout four years of hard war in the Shenandoah Valley.



Sat, Jul 25    Pritchard House tours Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Jul 26


Sat, Aug 15 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat, Aug 22 Winchester/Frederick County Civil War Weekend //

& Sun, Aug 23 ~ Quilt Show & Tea Shoppe ($5 admission)

10am - 4pm          Antique quilt collection of Dr. & Mrs. David Powers

~ Pritchard House Tours (conducted hourly)


Sat, Sep 12 Pritchard House tours, Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Sep 13


Sat, Sep 19 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat. Sep 26 "Caught in the Maelstrom: The Second Battle of Kernstown

10:30am and its Impact on the Pritchard Family" with Prof. Jonathan

& 2:00pm A. Noyalas (Lord Fairfax Community College). A 90 minute

battlefield walking tour.


Sat, Sep 26 Pritchard House tours, Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Sep 27


Sat, Oct 10 Pritchard House tours, Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Oct 11


Sat, Oct 17 Battlefield Walking Tour with Roger Henderberg

11am & 1pm


Sat, Oct 24 Pritchard House tours, Sat. and Sun.

Sun, Oct 25


Sat, Nov 7 Frederick County Second Annual "Battlefield Half Marathon"


Sun, Nov 8 CELEBRATING OUR VETERANS

A free picnic for Veterans and their Families


Fri, Nov 13 Shenandoah University NCAA Cross Country event

& Sat, Nov 14


Sat, Dec 5 Fellowship Bible Church "Follow the Star" Nativity Walk

& Sun, Dec 6

6-9pm nightly