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Civil War Tours in honor of Veteran’s Day

Title:Civil War Tours in honor of Veteran’s Day
Date & Time:Sat Nov 9, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. (Map This)
Event Details:Fort Ward Museum will offer two 90-minute soldier-led tours of historic Fort Ward at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m. The tours will be conducted by an interpreter portraying a Union army veteran reminiscing about his service at Fort Ward. Participants will learn about Civil War veterans’ organizations, the history of Fort Ward, army life in the 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. Tours are free and begin inside the Museum. The program is weather dependent.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Fort Ward Museum, Fort Ward Park, Museums

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