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FORT MARCY - CIVIL WAR DEFENSE

Event Type: Special Event
Date: 11/29/2016
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Description:
 Join the National Park Rangers from Civil War Defenses of Washington to talk about Fort Marcy. One of the Civil War Defenses of Washington located on a ridge in Virginia, Fort Marcy was strategically placed near the Leesburg Turnpike and Chain Bridge, a key crossing over the Potomac River. The Union deemed this bridgehead vital to furthering their activities in northern Virginia and worthy of protection. Come learn about Fort Marcy then and now.
Library: Burke Branch Library