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Celebration of Battlefield Protection Efforts in Virginia

Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the Chancellorsville Battlefield

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources, the Civil War Preservation Trust, and the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation cordially invite you to join preservation leaders for a celebration of battlefield protection efforts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The event and news conference will be held Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at noon on the historic Chancellorsville Battlefield.

The celebration will include the first-ever public tour of the 85-acre Wagner Farm, recently preserved by the Commonwealth of Virginia in partnership with the Civil War Preservation Trust.

There is no parking on site.  Parking shuttles will transport guests from the Chancellorsville National Battlefield Visitor Center to the Wagner Farm property beginning at 11:15 a.m.  Attendees are encouraged to arrive early.  The Chancellorsville Visitor Center is located at 9001 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, Virginia.

Directions to the Chancellorsville Visitor Center:
To reach the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center, take exit 130 west from I-95. Proceed west approximately 7 miles. The visitor center is on the right, north side of Route 3. The address is 9001 Plank Road, Spotsylvania, Virginia.

No RSVP necessary. 

For more information, please contact Kathleen Kilpatrick (kathleen.kilpatrick@dhr.virginia.gov) or Jim Campi (jcampi@civilwar.org).

We hope you can join us on April 20!

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