Things to See and Do


Explore the Farm

The battle was fought on and around the Jacob Bushong Farm. After the battle, the Bushong's house was used as a field hospital. Visit the house and dependencies of the farmyard from 9:00 until 4:30 daily.

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Virginia Museum of the Civil War

Visit the Museum

The museum is a monument dedicated to the military service of young people in times of national need

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Take a Tour

Take a Tour

 Tour options assure that your family or group will find the right experience to best fit your time and interest.

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Annual Re-Enactment

New Market Battlefield State Historical Park is the site of the oldest annual battle reenactment in the nation, which takes place on the original 1864 battlefield.

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Civil War Day Camp

Civil War Day Camp

We offer two different day camps for kids interested in Civil War life. Civil War Day camp for kids ages 7-12 and COL Shipp's Leadership day camp for older kids ages 13-17.

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New Market Battle Painting

Conduct Research

We offer a number of resources to historians to assist with their research.  Learn about ancestors, who fought here, battlefield guide and the VMI archives.

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