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Stafford Civil War Park

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Quick hike for Civil War Buffs

Although this may not be worth the drive for the causal visitor, I would recommend this park for... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
tosl
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nj, usa
Larger than expected

This free activity gives you the chance to stretch your legs. The sites are composed of... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
IHG_Fan
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Reston, Virginia
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400 Mt. Hope Church Road, Stafford, VA 22554
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area and very special place to learn . The history is well documented and it almost feels like you can see the soilders in their fight for freedoms.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're a history geek, you'll be at home here. Site of the "Army of the Potomac's Valley Forge" in 1863. Remnants of the Union double corduroy road are here along with three artillery emplacements and interior communication lines. Aqua Landing is just down the...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I expected little, received a lot. Drive through park with excellent exhibits. Wonderfully descriptive and informative displays at each ocation give you the feeing of being there when it all occurred.

Thank Brad R
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Although this may not be worth the drive for the causal visitor, I would recommend this park for Civil War and US history fans. It is about 15 minutes off I 95. Once there, you can hike (or drive) around 5 historical stops detailing camp...More

Thank tosl
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This free activity gives you the chance to stretch your legs. The sites are composed of approximately a dozen locations, mostly wooded trenches.

Thank IHG_Fan
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Well maintained and documented site with multiple stops for viewing and walking around. Had it not been so hot, we would have walked the entire area, but there’s parking at every stop with a plaque describing the various sites. Very peaceful and a nice break...More

Thank Lizscharf1
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Want to see what it was like for an Army on both sides to live while engaged in battle? Do you think you could do and survive what both sides went through? When you visit the sites, we, my wife, daughter and I could feel...More

Thank Lawrence R
Reviewed April 21, 2018

A rare collection of numerous sites of 1862-3 winter quarters huts of the Army of the Potomac's XI Corps - the "Valley Forge" of the Civil War. A reconstructed hut gives an example of what used to be here - thousands of log huts roofed...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed February 28, 2018

Looking for something new to explore in Stafford County, my son took us to this relatively new park. It was interesting to us Upstate New Yorkers to see the site of an encampment of the Union Army in the state where the capital of the...More

Thank Welkin2
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

This was hard to find. I tried on two occasions. Finally found it on the third attempt. Signs need to mark it better. It is all the way in the back of a subdivision literally!. I thought I missed a turn. It was very spread...More

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