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Witch’s Brew Tea

Celebrate Halloween at Cherry Hill! Bring a friend and enjoy a festive talk and tea at the historic Farmhouse. Victorian presenter Linda Lau will display select antique trinkets from her private collection and discuss Halloween celebrations and traditions, old and … Continue reading

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The Ghosts of Ambrose Bierce

What better way to kick off Halloween than with an evening of old-fashioned ghost stories. Join us as Victorian Society at Falls Church re-enactors bring to life ghost stories from the great American writer, Ambrose Bierce. **Reservations Recommended** Call (703)248-5171 … Continue reading

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Fall into Falls Church, a Historic & Notable Homes Tour

Join an especially intriguing afternoon of local history and follow development through the ages. Five of the City of Falls Church’s most historic properties, including three private residences not usually open to the public, will be open for tours led … Continue reading

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Private Event

The Museum will be closed all day for a private tea event. Please note: You may book your own private tour, tea, or special event for any day of the week. Please call 703.248.5171 for more information, availability, and reservations.

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Private Event

The Museum will be closed for a private educational tour on March 12 and 13. Please note: You may book your own private tour, tea, or special event for any day of the week. Please call 703.248.5171 for more information, … Continue reading

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FALLS CHURCH CIVIL WAR DAY

It 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 spy stories, letter readings and period music. Look for our … Continue reading

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“Intelligence in the Civil War: From Amateurs to Professionals,” a lecture by Jon Wiant

Join us for an afternoon of intriguing Civil War history as professional speaker, retired Senior Intelligence Officer, and authority in the world of intelligence, Jon Wiant, discusses this fascinating subject of espionage and its development throughout the Civil War. Topics … Continue reading

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Spring Break Fun for Kids: Victorian Tea and Dress-up Party

Learn about 19th century dress and manners, try on period clothing, play a parlor game, and enjoy a traditional tea party in our dining room. Recommended for children ages 8 to 14 For more information and reservations please call 703.248.5027

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Spring Break Fun for Kids: Victorian Crafts Workshop

Learn about Victorian era customs and celebrations, while making some of them to take home. Children will decorate their own hand fans, make calling cards, sew a wrist-bag, and discuss holidays and special events. Please pack a snack! Recommended for … Continue reading

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Spring Break Fun at Cherry Hill: Civil War Soldiers and Spies

Would you have made a good spy during the Civil War? Learn about local spies and try your hand at decoding messages. Also discussed are local encampments and changes in civilian life during the war. Please pack a snack! Recommended … Continue reading

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