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National Battlefield Parks

Civil War National Battlefield Parks

From Manassas to Appomattox

The beginning, the end, and a few battles in between. These are Virginia's six hallowed battlefields of the Civil War. Read more...


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Blooms are bursting and the sun's shining.

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The Cavalry Comes to Brentsville

Venue: Brentsville ... Date: 04/26/2014 Location: Bristow

In 1861, Brentsville served as the muster location for the Prince William Cavalry as they went off to fight in the Civil War. Join living ... More Info

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April 27 Book Talk

Book Talk: Your Brother in Arms: A Union ...

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 04/27/2014 Location: Manassas
April 27 Book Talk

Your Brother in Arms by Robert C. Plumb follows McClelland through his Civil War odyssey, from his enlistment in Pittsburgh in the summer of 1862 ... More Info

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150th Wilderness and Spotsylvania Courthouse

Venue: Courthouse Village Date: 05/02/2014 - 05/04/2014 Location: Spotsylvania

150th Anniversary of the Battles of Wilderness and Spotsylvania Courthouse. Three days of Civil War learning experiences with sutlers, living ... More Info

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Celebrate Stafford's 350 Anniversary!

Venue: Stafford County Date: 05/03/2014 and additional dates Location: Stafford

From George Washington to the present day, Government Island to the new Tech and Research Center, the Trail to Freedom to the Belmont-Ferry Farm ... More Info

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Manassas Walking Tours

Architectural Walking Tour of Old Town Manassas ...

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 05/03/2014 and 09/06/2014 Location: Manassas
Manassas Walking Tours

cemetery tours

Who is buried in the Manassas Cemetery? Is it only Confederate Veterans? Come and learn who has gone before us and what they have meant to our ... More Info

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Joseph McGill Slave Quarter Project

Venue: Ben Lomond Historic ... Date: 05/17/2014 Location: Manassas

Since 2000 Mr. Joseph McGill, Jr. of the National Trust of Historic Preservation has traveled all across the county sleeping in and interpreting ... More Info

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May 18 Book Talk

Book Talk: The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 05/18/2014 Location: Manassas
May 18 Book Talk

The Last Days of Stonewall Jackson with author Chris Mackowski, recounts the events of that fateful night-considered one of the most pivotal ... More Info

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Ben Lomond Antique Rose Garden and Tea

Venue: Ben Lomond Historic ... Date: 05/24/2014 Location: Manassas

Celebrate the arrival of spring by spending a wonderful afternoon in the antique rose garden at Ben Lomond enjoying historic tea. Price of ... More Info

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June 8 Book Talk

Book Talk: Battle of Big Bethel

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 06/08/2014 Location: Manassas
June 8 Book Talk

Battle of Big Bethel: Crucial Clash in Early Civil War Virginia by J. Michael Cobb, Edward B. Hicks, and Wythe Holt is the first fulllength ... More Info

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Father's Day Tour Special

Venue: Olde Towne Carriage ... Date: 06/15/2014 Location: Fredericksburg

FATHERS RIDE FREE! A historical ride around Frederickburg is a great way to surprise your dad! Come and see some of the great ... More Info

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Lecture: A Spy for the Union: The Life and ...

Venue: Old Manassas ... Date: 06/26/2014 Location: Manassas

Timothy Webster, best known for his work as a spy for the Union during the Civil War, began his career as a New York City policeman. Webster was ... More Info

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Baseball at Historic Brentsville

Venue: Brentsville ... Date: 06/28/2014 Location: Bristow

Summer is here and baseball is in full swing! Come to Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre and enjoy watching and playing historic baseball, ... More Info

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Book Talk: Like a Hurricane: The Men, Mounts, ...

Venue: The Manassas Museum Date: 07/13/2014 Location: Manassas

A 43rd Ranger described their attack on a line of Union Cavalry: “We struck their line like a hurricane!” Mosby’s 43rd Partisan ... More Info

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Venue: Fredericksburg Expo ... Date: 07/17/2014 - 07/20/2014 Location: Fredericksburg

Each year HISTORICON draws about 3500-4000 people from around the world and around 100 vendors offering everything you need to recreate military ... More Info

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Pringle House Hospital Weekend - Red Cross Blood ...

Venue: Ben Lomond Historic ... Date: 07/19/2014 Location: Manassas

Join us at Ben Lomond as we commemorate the 153rd anniversary of Ben Lomond being used as a Civil War hospital. Specialized tours include medical ... More Info

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The Basic Civil War Camp at Brentsville

Venue: Brentsville ... Date: 07/21/2014 - 07/25/2014 Location: Bristow

Children will participate in activities designed to develop a better understanding of soldier life during the American Civil War. Activities ... More Info

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Southeastern Gun and Knives Show

Venue: Meadow Event Park Date: 08/02/2014 - 08/03/2014 Location: Doswell

Whether you're a sportman or a collector, the Southeastern Guns & Knives show has something for you! Harking back to American settlement ... More Info

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