- The Washington Times - Tuesday, October 17, 2000


Sully Historic Site is located at 3601 Sully Road in Chantilly.


From the Beltway, take Interstate 66 west to Route 28 north. Proceed on Route 28 approximately five miles. Shortly after passing the turnoff for Route 50, watch for the sign for Sully Historic Site on the right. Parking is provided.


House tour: $5 for adults, $4 for students 16 and older, $3 for children ages 5 to 15 and seniors 60 and older. Tours are held on the hour from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The tour lasts about 45 minutes. Outside walking tours are given every day at 2 p.m. Self-guided walking tours are free.


Sully Historic Site is open six days a week (closed Tuesdays) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.


Phone: 703/437-1794.


• Oct. 22, 1 to 4 p.m., Harvest at the Quarter.

• Nov. 4, 1 to 2 p.m., "Federal Fashions," and 2 to 4 p.m., "Clothing for the Classes."

• Nov. 19, 1 to 4 p.m., "Foods to Keep at the Big House and in the Quarter."

• Dec. 6 through 31, "Sully Decorated in 18th-century Elegance."

• Dec. 9 and 16, 5 to 7:30 p.m., Candlelight Tours and Civil War Christmas in the Field.

• Dec. 27, 2 and 3 p.m., Holiday Concert: Iona.

• Dec. 28, 2 and 3 p.m., Holiday Concert: John Guillory and Jody Marshall.


• Frying Pan Park, 2709 W. Ox Road, south of Herndon. Take a free self-guided tour of Kidwell Farm, a working farm of the 1930s. The Equestrian Center is open to the public. The park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hayrides are available from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays for $2 per person. Information: 703/437-9101.

• Colvin Run Mill Historic Site, 10017 Colvin Run Road, Great Falls. The mill is open daily (except Tuesdays) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours of the mill are given each hour on the hour. Admission: $4 for adults, $3 for students, $2 for children ages 5 to 15 and $2 for seniors 60 and older. Information: 703/759-2771.

• Manassas National Battlefield Park, 12521 Lee Highway, Manassas. The visitors center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. An orientation slide program, a battle map program and a self-guided walking tour are available. Admission is $2 for adults 17 and older and free for children 16 and younger. Information: 703/361-1339.

• Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. The museum has programs and exhibits on the history of Manassas and the northern Piedmont region. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for children ages 6 to 17 and seniors 60 and older. Information: 703/368-1873.

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