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Kernstown Battlefield and Pritchard House

Battle Park Drive, Winchester, VA
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My 2 young kids and I stopped in on the anniversary of the Battle of Winchester. As it was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monica S
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Kernstown Battlefield brings Civil War history to life

Kernstown Battlefield and the Pritchard House is a must stop and see for anyone touring the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nickelly2017
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Strasburg, Virginia
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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Battle Park Drive, Winchester, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 2 young kids and I stopped in on the anniversary of the Battle of Winchester. As it was the middle of the week, we were the only ones there. The usual hours are on weekends. Volunteers were nice. Our guide, Larry, was knowledge. It...More

Thank Monica S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kernstown Battlefield and the Pritchard House is a must stop and see for anyone touring the Northern Shenandoah Valley. The history of the Pritchard house and family during the Civil War is presented from an objective viewpoint detailing a families struggle to survive a war...More

Thank nickelly2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I happened upon it, though friends had told me to visit. Manager? Sue makes you feel very welcome. You start in a large museum/gift shop set in an old barn, its doors open to the beautiful breeze off 400 rolling acres of battlefield. There are...More

1  Thank Tom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stumbled along this place when driving around. Very welcoming place with really cool findings and tours. Great place to stop by when you have time.

1  Thank Cristyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a short visit and were absolutely amazed at the well preserved and well marked grounds! The museum is a real gem filled with A remarkable collection of civil war artifacts and battle maps with wonderfully informative displays showcasing the battle timelines as well...More

3  Thank Diane J
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The battlefield is small but the staff was nice and knowledgeable. Great place to learn about General Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson.

2  Thank 777rocky
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I got to the battlefield on a rainy Saturday morning. Part of the staff was in the Visitors Center and were super friendly. As I was by myself, the staff was willing to let me see the inside of the house which is currently undergoing...More

3  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Kernstown was the site of two large battles during the Civil War, one in 1862 and one in 1864. A dedicated group of volunteers has managed to raise millions of dollars to save the core area of both sites, open a quite decent visitor center,...More

Thank waldentenn
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This is a small battlefield on which two battles where fought, that had big impacts on the war. My wife has been working on her family ancestry and had found that her Great Grandfather died here doing the 2nd battle. The tour guide spent extra...More

1  Thank Oliver D
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Interesting site of battles in the Civil War, worth the stop. Many interesting artifacts and descriptive pieces. We meet a very helpful older gentleman who volunteered there who was a delight and treasure trove of facts of the battles and area. He also guided us...More

1  Thank wantwogolf
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