Falls Church Civil War Day

When: Back to Calendar May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Cherry Hill Farmhouse
312 Park Ave
Falls Church VA 23201
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Events

Mester-6678It happened here! Learn how the Civil War affected Falls Church as re-enactors portray both civilians and soldiers from the period. Watch soldiers conduct firing and drilling exercises, listen to period music, dance along with The Arlington House Victorian Dance Society and take advantage of fun period appropriate children’s activities.

Special guest and presentation by General and Mrs. Robert E Lee!

This event is free and open to the public.

         ​Schedule of EventsOLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

  • 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. :: Live Music by Civil War Comrades
  • 10:30 A.M. & 12:00 P.M. :: Civil War Dancing by The Arlington House Victorian Dance Society
  • 11:00 A.M. & 1:00 P.M. :: Presentation by General and Mrs. Lee

​         Throughout the Day

  • 28th Massachusetts Voluntary Infantry
    Firing and drilling demos throughout the day
  • Falls Church Home Guard
    Led by Keith Thurston
  • Ladies Sanitary Commission
    Presented by the Victorian Society
  • Tours of Cherry Hill Farmhouse
    Hosted by Friends of Cherry Hill
  • Children’s Activities
    Wonder Turners, Quill Penmanship, Butter Churning, Whoop and Stick, Civil War Detective
  • Civil War Displays
    Provided by Falls Church Historical Commission
  • Civil War Relic Exhibit
    Provided by Tim Landis