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Date(s) - 08/12/2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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Fort C. F. Smith Park historian, John McNair, will discuss how the Union built a ring of defenses in what was then called Alexandria County to protect Washington City from potential Confederate attack. He’ll talk about how the forts, camps, and redoubts were constructed, armed, supplied, and manned.

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Attendees must register for this event before Wednesday, August 11, by providing your email address at this link:

On the morning of the event (August 12) attendees will receive an email with zoom access information. This procedure is for your security.

This event is part of a series of free monthly public events provided by the Arlington Historical Society. Since the pandemic curtailed live events, AHS has been providing them free to the public via Zoom.