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Event Details

  • 06/14/2014

    a picture of a map depicting earlys raid on washington
    Location: Sweetgum Picnic Area | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Contact Name: Ranger John Reid Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: RSVP at 301-344-3944

Visit an encampment of Confederate troops, circa 1864, and see the campain life of a Civil War soldier re-created in the field, with blank musket firing demonstrations to commemorate the Sesquicentennal of the Civil War, and the raid that threatened Washington City in July 1864 at Fort Stevens. 
Musketry demonstrations at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.