Museums and Grounds

In addition to the museum and farm, miles of battlefield walking trails offer breathtaking views of the Shenandoah Valley and North Fork of the Shenandoah River. 

The Virginia Museum of the Civil War presents exhibits on the Battle of New Market and entire war in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Emmy Award-winning film Field of Lost Shoes is shown hourly.

The Bushong Farm, with original and reconstructed buildings and period room displays, is on the National Register of Historic Places, and reveals family life during the war.

Listen to an audio tour of the site.

Virginia Museum of the Civil War

The Virginia Museum of the Civil War presents exhibits on the entire Civil War with special emphasis on the war in Virginia.

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Bushong Farm House

In 1864 the Bushong’s fertile fields of wheat became a battleground. Three generations of the family took shelter in the basement of their home.

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