Fort Tour and Concert for Armed Forces Day
|Title:||Fort Tour and Concert for Armed Forces Day|
|Date & Time:||Sat May 16, 2020 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
|Location:||Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. (Map This)|
|Event Details:||Fort Tour 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Concert 2-3 p.m.
In recognition of Armed Forces Day, combine a soldier-led guided tour of Fort Ward with a performance of Civil War brass band music! A 90-minute tour of Fort Ward led by a Union interpreter will give participants a glimpse into the history, construction and soldier life of the Defenses of Washington. In the afternoon, enjoy a concert of Civil War-era music on the Museum lawn performed by the 8th “Green Machine” Division Band, a historical musical ensemble composed of George Mason University students. The 8th GM Division Band performs Civil War compositions in period uniform at a variety of historical events and Civil War sites. Program is weather dependent.
|Fees:||Free, no reservations required|
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Fort Ward Museum, Living History, Museums|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/29327
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