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Malvern Hill

July 1, 1862

Henrico County, Virginia

Located roughly 15 miles from downtown Richmond, the Malvern Hill battlefield is part of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 949 acres of pristine farmland make up this beautiful historic landscape, which retains much of its wartime character.

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Essential To-Do List:
Malvern Hill

Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.

Tour the Malvern Hill Battlefield

Malvern Hill is the best preserved and most gruesome of the Seven Days' battlefields.

See the Methodist Parsonage Ruins

These ruins are a landmark of the Malvern Hill Battlefield. D. H. Hill's Division passed directly by as they advanced southward towards Union lines.

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Plan Your Visit

Civil War Discovery Trail


Open everyday between dawn and dusk. Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day


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The work of the Civil War Trust would not be possible without the tireless support of a wide variety of local and regional partner groups. We thank them for their assistance and dedication.

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Historic Hotels

Civil War Trust Members save 10% off the best available rates at participating Historic Hotels of America (use promo code NHP)

The Jefferson Hotel

The Jefferson Hotel

Richmond’s most revered hotel, The Jefferson features a grand staircase rumored to have been the inspiration for the staircase in "Gone With the Wind."

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Williamsburg Inn

Williamsburg Inn

Regarded among the world’s greatest inns, the Williamsburg Inn is directly adjacent to the Historic Area.

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