Whether you’re already a Civil War buff or just starting out, by using Arlington as your travel hub, you’ll have countless opportunities to experience the region’s Civil War history and culture. Here's a pdf of "Stepping Back in Time - Civil War Sites within Two Hours of Arlington" brochure to help you explore the area.
Stay in an Arlington hotel and enjoy our world-class dining, shopping and nightlife around every corner.
Stay in Arlington and Explore these Local and Regional Civil War Attractions
Arlington and Virginia Attractions
Washington, D.C. Attractions
- African American Civil War Memorial and Museum – Washington, D.C.
- Ford’s Theatre and The Peterson House – Washington, D.C.
- Frederick Douglass National Historic Site – Washington, D.C.
- Smithsonian American Art Museum (home to Civil War troops from 1861-64) – Washington, D.C.
- President Lincoln’s Cottage – Washington, D.C.
Maryland Attractions – Frederick, MD
Or drive on your own to these Civil War historic sites, all less than 3 hours from Arlington.
- Manassas National Battlefield and the Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim - (Virginia - Day Trip)
- Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park - (Virginia - Day Trip)
- Antietam National Battlefield - (Maryland - Day Trip)
- Gettysburg National Military Park - (Pennsylvania - Day Trip)
- Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park - (West Virginia - Day Trip)
Other Civil War websites of interest:
- Arlington County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee Website
- Civil War Trails
- Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War
- The Journey Through Hallowed Ground
Posted by Linda Keens on May 13, 2011 | Permalink