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Women’s history in spotlight at Ben Lomond Historic Site

On Saturday, March 24, Ben Lomond Historic Site will celebrate Women’s History Month by focusing on the lives of women during the Civil War, according to a news release. 

Visitors to the site on Sudley Manor Drive in Manassas dan learn about how women both North and South experienced and influenced the Civil War in unprecedented roles. This special tour will include hands-on activities such as bandage making and being part of a Southern tableau. Tours begin on the hour with the first starting at 11 a.m. and the last at 4 p.m.

An antebellum plantation, Ben Lomond served as a Confederate field hospital during the Civil War, and was one of the largest dairy farms in the state of Virginia during the first half of the 20th century. The Historic Site consists of four historic structures and the largest antique rose garden in the DC Metro area.  The site, through tours and programs, interprets the diverse history of Prince William County.  Ben Lomond Historic Site is located at 10321 Sudley Manor Rd., Manassas, VA 20109.  Children 6 and under free. Others will be charged a small admission fee.  No reservations required. For more information,  call 703-367-7872 or e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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