If you are a history buff or just looking for a weekend event, consider the Civil War Encampment Weekend at Sully Historic Site. Revisit the 1800’s as Union and Confederate troops re-enact Civil War daily life and demonstrate the varied work of the troops. Experience skirmishes each day that include infantry, artillery and cavalry. You can also visit the weekend encampment and discover a soldier’s lifestyle during this time in American history. Live music as well as a fashion show will be included in the weekend events.The event is located at Sully Historic Site and runs Saturday (Aug. 18)-10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday (Aug. 19)-10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A house tour includes artifacts rarely on exhibit belonging to the Haight family (mid-19th century residents at Sully). The cost is $9 per adult and $7 per senior and child. For information and to purchase tickets, call 703-437-1794.
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