Start Your Civil War Adventure in Fairfax County, Virginia. Just outside of Washington, DC, Fairfax County provides an unrivaled opportunity to connect with Civil War landmarks, museums and re-enactments—at the epicenter of where these history-making events took place, and during the 150th anniversary of the conflict. From here, you can discover regional commemorative events and explore legendary battlefields like Antietam (Sharpsburg), Manassas (Bull Run), Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Harper's Ferry and more!

Exploring the critical role of Fairfax County's Civil War heritage is just one of many exciting activities you'll find. Fairfax County also provides access to renowned entertainment venues, shopping and dining, all near the Nation's Capital. Don't miss this opportunity to visit where Civil War history was made—while taking the time to make some history of your own!
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