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    Soldier-led Tours of the Fort

    Title:Soldier-led Tours of the Fort
    Date & Time:Sat Nov 9, 2013 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Location:Fort Ward Park Museum, 4301 W. Braddock Rd.
    Event Details:Soldier-led Tours of the Fort in honor of Veteran’s Day. 90-minute tours are offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Program is weather dependent. The tours will be conducted by Fort Ward staff member Kevin Moriarty, who will portray a Union army veteran reminiscing about his military service at Fort Ward during the Civil War. Participants will learn about the history of Fort Ward, army life in the Civil War Defenses of Washington, and the design and construction of Civil War forts. Highlights include the reconstructed Officers’ Hut and ceremonial entrance gate, and the fort’s fully restored Northwest bastion.

    Contact Phone No.:703.746.4848
    Contact Email:FortWardMuseum@alexandriava.gov
    Fees:Free
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Costumed Interpreters, Family, Fort Ward Park, Museums


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/5680QR Code

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