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Mosby Heritage Area Association

Battle Sites

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Marshall, VA

The c.1801 Caleb Rector House was the site of the formation of the 43rd Virginia Cavalry, Mosby’s Rangers, in 1863. It also was a Civil War hospital and the site of two separate encampments of JEB Stuart in June 1863 during the Battle of Upperville. It currently houses the Mosby Heritage Area, which has been […]

Shriver House Museum

Historical Homes

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Museums

Gettysburg, PA
exterior of the brick building shriver house museum at sunset

Dedicated to the civilian experience during the Battle of Gettysburg, the Shriver House Museum is situated in the heart of Gettysburg’s Historic District. The home of George and Hettie Shriver and their daughters, Sadie (7) and Mollie (5), appears much the way it did when it was built in 1860, just a few months before […]

The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail

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Warrenton, VA
exterior of the museum at the old jail house

The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail (formally known as The Old Jail Museum) is located in the old Fauquier County prison complex. It was erected in 1808 as the 6th jail in Warrenton.

Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater

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Presidential Homes & Sites

Gettysburg, PA
interior of the majestic theater at gettysburg college

More than ninety years ago, the doors of the Majestic Theater opened for the first time, welcoming audiences to the largest vaudeville and silent movie theater in south-central Pennsylvania.

Virginia Outdoor Foundation’s Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve (VOF-BRMNAP)

Battle Sites

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Broad Run, VA

The Virginia Outdoors Foundation’s Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve (VOF-BRMNAP) is open to public visitation on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays (year-round). The site is a State designated natural area preserve dedicated to preserving the cultural and natural resources contained therein. As a result, dogs and bicycles are not allowed.

Gilbert’s Corner Regional Park

Historical Sites

Aldie, VA
gilbert's corner regional park main sign with details about the park

Gilbert’s Corner Regional Park includes over 155 acres of rolling countryside and mowed paths for walking over this historic landscape. The Eliza Davis Bluebird Trail features several nesting houses and is named for the Civil War-era lady who lived on the property and wrote of being “an eyewitness to war” on the home front for […]

Inn at Meander Plantation Bed and Breakfast

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Locust Dale, VA
front entry steps of the meander plantation

Beautiful Historic 1766 Inn with Mountain views and fine dining. The Inn at Meander Plantation sits majestically on 80 acres of rolling pastures and woods. Nestled in a bend of the scenic Robinson River. The Inn is located on U.S. Route 15, 9 miles south of Culpeper and 8 miles north of Orange. Charlottesville is […]

Aldie Mill Historic Park

Historical Sites

Aldie, VA
aldie mill historical site with its twin water wheels

Aldie Mill was built between 1807-1809 and survives today as Virginia’s only grist mill, powered by twin waterwheels, that is open to the public. For more than 150 years the mill ground for markets along the East Coast and in Europe. The site is rich in Civil War heritage as well as early 19th-century manufacturing […]

Mt. Zion Historic Park

Historical Sites

Aldie, VA
historic brick building with black shutters situated within Mt Zion historic park

Mt. Zion Historic Park features an 1851 Old School Baptist Church that served its congregation until 1980, and also was the site of Civil War activity between 1861-1865. Used as a hospital after the June 1863 Cavalry Battles of Aldie, Middleburg and Upperville, it was also the scene of the July 6, 1864 Battle of […]