Civil War Days

A firing of guns and the appearances of Col. John S. Mosby and Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in Fairfax this weekend meant that the annual Civil War Weekend was back in town at the Blenheim Estate on Old Lee Highway. It was hosted by the City of Fairfax and presented with Historic Fairfax City Inc. and the 17th Virginia Infantry "Fairfax Rifles," and visitors had the opportunity to interact with Civil War re-enactors, tour the attic of the Blenheim home, listen to period music and lectures about the Civil War era, and take a wagon ride around the camp.