- The Washington Times - Friday, July 29, 2005



Aug. 6-7: “Frederick During the Civil War” at Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick. Living-history encampment, special interpretive programs. Free. Information: 301/662-3515.

Through Nov. 27: The Surratt House Museum features a photographic exhibit tracing the assassination of Abraham Lincoln from the plot to capture the president through the trial and the carrying out of the conspirators’ sentences. The exhibit is part of public tours of the museum at 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton. Open Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Last tour a half-hour before closing. Information: 301/868-1121 or www.surratt.org.

Today: Living-history interpretation of a Union field surgeon by Mark Quattrock, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick. Information: 301/695-1864.


Today: Interpretive tours at Mount Zion Church on Route 50, one mile east of Gilbert’s Corner (intersection of Routes 15 and 50 near Aldie). Free. Information: Mosby Heritage Area Association, 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

Tomorrow: Interpretive tours of the Rector House and Atoka, four miles west of Middleburg on Route 50, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Walking tour to Goose Creek Bridge at 3 p.m. (two miles). Free. Information: 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

Today and Aug. 13: Free tours at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. of Fort Ward, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria. Information: 703/838-4848.

Aug. 13: “Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee: The Night Belonged to Mosby,” nine vignettes told by lantern light, 8 p.m., Rector House, Atoka (four miles west of Middleburg on Route 50). Free. Information: Mosby Heritage Area Association, 540/687-6681 or www.mosbyheritagearea.org.

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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