- The Washington Times - Friday, November 26, 2004



Dec. 4-5: Third annual Dr. Samuel Mudd Candlelight Victorian Christmas Open House, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days. Re-enactments, period costumes, music, refreshments and self-guided tours, 3725 Dr. Samuel Mudd Road, Waldorf. Information: 301/645-6870.

Dec. 11: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, features Civil War-era camp songs and Christmas carols played on reproduction instruments, plus a presentation of 19th century Christmas items and holiday practices. Free. Information: 301/695-1864.

Through Dec. 23: The National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, presents an art show featuring the works of Jeff Fioravanti, whose works depict historical landscapes, including Gettysburg, Antietam and Manassas. Original works, prints and art cards are available in the museum store. Information: 301/695-1864.


Dec. 9: The Bull Run Civil War Round Table will hear retired Air Force Maj. Gen. George G. Kundahl speak on “Alexandria During the Civil War,” 7:15 p.m., Centreville Regional Library, 14200 St. German Dr., Centreville. Free and open to the public. Information: 703/675-0720.

Dec. 11: Annual Christmas in Camp Open House, noon to 4 p.m., Fort Ward Museum, Alexandria. Union Santa Claus will read “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Suggested donation: $2 adults, $1 children. Information: 703/838-4848.


Dec. 11-12: Harpers Ferry National Historical Park presents “Prospects of Peace: A Soldier’s Prayer 1864,” a living history program that looks at the town during its last wartime yuletide, noon to 9 p.m. on the first day and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second day. Information: 304/535-6748.

Information excerpted in part from the Civil War News, Tunbridge, VT 05077, by permission. Information for the calendar may be sent to civilwar@washingtontimes.com or by fax to 202/529-3298.

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