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  The Town of New Market offers noteworthy 19th century buildings, family-friendly restaurants and shops, several hotels, the Shenvalee Golf Resort, and Endless Caverns located nearby. The New Market Heritage Days are celebrated annually. Stroll the timeworn streets of the Historic District of New Market. You will see homes listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
   The Virginia Museum of the Civil War and Bushong Farm are located here. You can explore the farm which Jacob and Sarah Bushong started in 1818. The Virginia Museum of the Civil War and New Market Battlefield State Historical Park interprets the 1864 Battle of New Market with emphasis on the role of Virginia Military Institute Cadets and the Civil War in Virginia. The 280-acre battlefield museum offers a walking tour of the Confederate and Union lines and the origional farmhouse which was used as a hospital. The Battle of New Market was one of the most important small battles of the Civil War. The day-long battle, fought in a driving rainstorm, ended in a Confederate victory and saw the VMI Cadets in the thick of the fighting. Eight cadets died in the fighting, two more would die of wounds received in the battle.
   The scenic Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive, Shenandoah Caverns/American Celebration on Parade, which features a collection of festival and parade floats and memorabilia is easily accessible from New Market.

Town of New Market--9418 John Sevier Rd., New Market--540-740-3432

New Market Battlefield State Historical Park
Southern Kitchen, 9576 S. Congress St., New Market
Shenvalee Golf Resort
Bushong House, New Market Battlefield State Historical Park