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Commemorate 151st Anniversary Battle of Fort Stevens July 11, 12 2015

Commemorate 151st Anniversary Battle of Fort Stevens

Sat. July 11, 2015 - 10 am to 4 pm

Fort Stevens, between 13th St & Georgia Ave. NW, Washington DC (At Quackenbos Street/Elizabeth Thomas Way)

Learn about the only Civil War battle in the nation’s capital!

10 am - Program begins with speakers and music

Throughout the day -  Civil War re-enactors  Living history demonstrations  Live period music  Historic talks and walks Memorial Service at Battleground Cemetery

Sunday, July 12, 2015 11 am - noon

Growing Up Heurich - August 14, 2015


Join Heurich granddaughter Jan A.K. Evans Houser on Friday, August 14 from 2:30-4 pm as she shares her memories of growing up Heurich. Mrs. Houser will join Assistant Director Rachel Jerome for a guided tour of the house. Guests will have the opportunity to ask Mrs. Houser questions during a Q&A session immediately following the tour.