Ft. Stephens

Ft. Stevens Living History

Fort Stevens was part of the extensive fortifications built around Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War. This event commemorates the history of the battle fought there in 1864 and

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Fairfax Civil War Days

Fairfax History Day 2022

Saturday, April 23, 2022 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Wander the landscape to meet a tavern keeper, a laundress, suffragists, a blacksmith, and a “Yankee School Marm,” and an

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DC Emancipation Day 2022

Saturday, April 16, 2022 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm Emancipation Day marks April 16th 1862, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act. The Act

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