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Fort Stevens Day 160 Anniversary

July 13, 10am-3pm Add to Calendar

Fort Stevens 160

Be a part of history and defend the Nation’s Capital!  Join us on Saturday, July 13 (10 am-3 pm) for the 160th commemoration of the Battle of Fort Stevens. The event will feature music, speakers, living history reenactors, and more!

  • DC’s #1 Civil War History Event – Free!
  • “Living History” Reenactors – Military & Civilian
  • Music of the Civil War Era!
  • Historian talks about the only Civil War Battle in DC!
  • Kids activities!
  • Food and restrooms

Location: Quackenbos Street between 13th & Georgia Ave. NW, Washington D.C

Find more information including a downloadable event program here.

Your contribution, no matter the amount, is crucial in helping us fund this event and others in 2024. As a small 501(c)(3) non-profit, we rely on donations from history lovers like you to fulfill our mission to preserve and educate year-round about the Civil War Defenses of Washington. This year for the Fort Stevens commemoration, we received a grant from Humanities DC for which we need to provide a match. And in addition to financial donations, we seek volunteers to help us. Hope you will join us!