The Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association Inc. (SBPA) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to preserving the site of the noted Civil War battle at Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

  • Battlefield Park, River Road, Cement Mill Admin Building

The 1862 battle is of significant historical value to our nation and a valuable West Virginia Landmark.

The Association intends for the site to be preserved as a park dedicated to educating the public of its historical significance.

Goals for Membership Activities and Programs:

  1. Recruit volunteers to assist in the management and / or improvement of battlefield properties including the riverside park, Cement Mill and Faraway Farm.
  2. Promote education about and knowledge of the battle through tours, activities, and other programs.
  3. Ensure the opinions and concerns of local community members and neighbors of the battlefield are represented in discussions about management of the battlefield properties.
Another piece of land preserved in the Battle of Shepherdstown. A sign erection by SBPA members on Trough Road. Photo: Dr. Rosemary Nickerson.