Fort Ward is the best preserved of the extensive network of Union forts and batteries known as the Civil War Defenses of Washington.
The museum, patterned after a Union headquarters building, houses a fine Civil War collection and exhibits. The Fort's Northwest Bastion has been completely restored. Museum open Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m.; park open daily 9 a.m.-sunset.
- December 13, 2014
- Address: 4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304
Holiday event interprets how Christmas was observed during the Civil War. Features a patriotic Santa Claus, living history interpreters, a Victorian View Details