Fort Ward to Host Civil War Camp Day This Weekend

Experience living history on Saturday, June 8

Civil War reenactors at Fort Ward (Courtesy photo)

ALEXANDRIA, VA – From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday, visitors to Fort Ward Museum can learn what it was like for soldiers and civilians during the Civil War. The yearly event features reenactors around camp settings and in the historic fort.

Fort Ward is the best preserved of the Union forts that comprised the Civil War Defenses of Washington. The museum features a number of events throughout the year.

Please note that the event is weather permitting. Fort Ward is located at 4301 West Braddock Road. For more information, call 703-746-4848 or visit Fort Ward’s website. Reasonable accommodations for those with disabilities can be arranged by contacting fortwardmuseum@alexandria.gov, calling the number above, or Virginia Relay 711.