Civil War Tours of Fairfax County and the Capital Region
Historic Mount Vernon invites visitors to experience a unique side of Civil War history at George Washington’s home through a new walking tour, Mount Vernon in the Civil War. Explore historic locations and listen to dramatic Civil War stories – from the life-risking efforts of the estate’s earliest caretakers to battlefield cannon fire rumbling the Mansion! These special tours take place on the weekends only, are limited in capacity, and cost $5 in addition to Estate admission: $15 adults; $7 children (6-11); free for children 5 & under. Tours run from March 31st-Oct. 28th, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM.Read More.
Very popular bus tours of the historical corridor between the Town of Vienna and along the scenic Hunter Mill Road. Visit the sites of skirmishes, encampments, graves, and structures of the Civil War period in Fairfax County.Read More.
Diverse motorcoach tours throughout the Capital Region that tell the story of a nation divided, and the effects the war had on the home front. Visit Civil War prisons, battlefields, and homes that saw the war brought into the front yards of citizens caught in the middle of this poignant conflict.Read More.
Established in 1991, this vibrant and passionate Civil War Round Table invites you to attend lectures by noted historians and authors on the 2nd Thursday of every month. Also, please consider joining us on one of our publicly acclaimed tours of local battlefields and Civil War sites. Information for both activities can be found on the BRCWRT website.Read More.
Discover the amazing story of The Gray Ghost, John Mosby, and travel the roads where he and his rangers lived and fought. Customized tours take you through the Mosby Heritage Area where you will see the places and hear the stories that made this man a Confederate legend.Read More.
The Law and War of Lincoln Toursburruscarnahan@aol.com
Explore the Civil War sites in and around Washington DC that Mr. Lincoln visited during his time in the Capital Region, as well as places he never saw but still have great significance in terms of the legacy he left behind.