City of Alexandria, VA
List of Calendar Events
| May 25, 2013|| Sat|| 1:00 PM||Firefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour|
When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and it became a center for transportation, supplies and medicine. Most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army under the authority of the military governor. The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” tour will explore firefighting during the ...
| Jun 8, 2013|| Sat|| 10:00 AM||Civil War Fort Day|
Various aspects of military life in the Defenses of Washington will be portrayed by interpreters in period dress. Program will feature ongoing activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and special tours offered at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Program weather dependent.
| Jun 24, 2013|| Mon|| 9:00 AM||Civil War Kids Camp|
June 24-June 28: Civil War Kids Camp.
Fort Ward is accepting applications for this fun and education history camp for children ages 8-12. The program features drilling, games, arts & crafts activities, music, learning about Civil War army life, and special guest reenactors. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $200 per camper; space is limited to 24, so enroll ...
| Oct 5, 2013|| Sat|| 10:00 AM||Civil War Artillery Day|
Civil War Artillery Day with the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery. Program is weather dependent.
| Dec 14, 2013|| Sat|| 12:00 AM||Civil War Christmas in Camp|
Civil War Christmas in Camp Open House.