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Ben Lomond Civil War Anniversary Weekend

After the Battle of First Manassas, Ben Lomond served as a field hospital to treat the wounded. Visit Ben Lomond on the 158th anniversary of the battle and learn from historians and Civil War living historians how soldiers were treated during the war and how the conditions of these hospitals differ from the hospitals we have today. The weekend will consist of demonstrations, tours, children's activities, and a special evening tours. At 10:30 a.m., enjoy a featured lecture on "McDowell's Plan at Bull Run" by historian and blogger, Harry Smeltzer. In the evening, enjoy candle lit tours of the camps and hospital.


Hours are: 

Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday: 11a.m. Lecture by Harry Smeltzer

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