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Civil War Artillery Day at Fort Ward

Title:Civil War Artillery Day at Fort Ward
Date & Time:Sat Oct 5, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. (Map This)
Event Details:Reenactors from the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, a Union Army regiment stationed at Fort Ward, will interpret the life of typical artillerymen assigned to forts in the Washington area. Experience cannon firing demonstrations in the reconstructed Northwest Bastion of the fort, equipment displays, and camp life scenarios. Visitors can also explore the Museum exhibit “The Art of the Artillerymen in the Defenses of Washington,” which features a variety of original equipment and personal items related to Civil War artillerists. This living history program is weather dependent.
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4848
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Fort Ward Museum, Fort Ward Park, Living History, Museums

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