Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens

Union soldier re-enactors stand in a row
Living history is just one of the fun experiences to take in.


Join the annual commemoration of the Battle of Fort Stevens and enjoy living history, music, lectures, and more!

Saturday, July 14,2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learn about the only Civil War battle to take place in the nation's capital.

  • Living history demonstrations
  • Live period music
  • Historical talks by noted historians
  • 19th century children's games and crafts
Where: On the historic grounds of Fort Stevens, located with the unit block of Quackenbos Street, NW (also known as Elizabeth Thomas Way) between 13th Street and Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20011.

Last updated: April 3, 2018

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Mailing Address:

Civil War Defenses of Washington
3545 Williamsburg Lane N.W.

Washington, DC 200008


(202) 829-4650

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