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Kernstown Battlefield and Pritchard House

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Impromptu visit

It was an impromptu visit as we were just riding up to look at the grounds at approx 9:30am and a... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Coach M
Treated like royalty

This summer I am trying to follow in the footsteps of my great Grandfather; a Union cavalry trooper... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Paul B
Haymarket, Virginia
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610 Battle Park Drive, Winchester, VA 22602
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

It was an impromptu visit as we were just riding up to look at the grounds at approx 9:30am and a car was behind us. When we turned around the car was Mr. Bill Aylward and his wife who volunteer here every Saturday. Mr. Bill...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This summer I am trying to follow in the footsteps of my great Grandfather; a Union cavalry trooper in 1864, I e-mailed a question and story about a certain action that involved my Great Grandfather's unit, the 22nd Pa Cavalry, to Susan Golden at the...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I visited Kernstown after touring the Stonewall Jackson HQ Museum. The docent recommended it. The volunteer staff at KB are very friendly and helpful. Chris even took me on a personal tour via golf cart. His historical knowledge is extensive. They also have a nice...More

1  Thank Appfan86
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A wonderful place to visit! The work that these volunteers are doing is nothing short of amazing. The tour on the golf cart by Bill was both entertaining and educational. His description of the battles and the history of the property was very captivating. The...More

1  Thank markvator
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This little known battlefield is worth a look. The town of Winchester changed hands from north to south over 40 times during the Civil War and Kernstown was right in the middle of the action. It's worth tying into your tour of regional battlefields.

1  Thank WildArt55
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This is a awesome site if you love to observe untouched battlefield ground. It is secluded and nestled in a little civil war town of Kernstown and Winchester. Make this a weekend trip, because you will want to visit this house and few others in...More

1  Thank overdreamer
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

If traveling through or around Winchester, Kernstowne Battlefield is a must! Very friendly and knowledgeable staff help to paint a vivid picture of this historical gem. Definitely a must-see for any history buff. We took a walk around the land and took in the serene...More

1  Thank Go779971
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We attended a tea party here. Great atmosphere and well maintained property. Makes a nice place to visit

1  Thank SuperPHIT S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Hours are limited, but we showed up in time to be admitted by a local patron and board member who could not have been more accommodating and helpful! Like many Shenandoah battle sites, there is no admission fee. This beautiful, gentle family farm was, unfortunately,...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you for a wonderful experience at Kernstown Battlefield this afternoon. My husband and I were taken on a tour where we learned a great deal about the surrounding area. Everyone was tremendous and we plan to return again.

1  Thank Marie K
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Jack L
21 June 2018|
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Response from Marie K | Reviewed this property |
There is an ample gravel parking lot that is central to everything.