Prince William County, Virginia is rich in history. Formed in 1731, it was named for Prince William, Duke of Cumberland, son of King George II. This blog is intended as a place for descendants and researchers of PWCo families to find and share information.
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Battle of Bristoe Station 150th Commemorative Weekend (Oct. 12-13, 2013)
Battle of Bristoe Station 150th Commemorative Weekend
Saturday – Sunday, October 12-13, 2013
Free, donations encouraged
To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Bristoe Station, tours, musical performances, lectures, tours and living history demonstrations and encampments to represent the soldiers and units present at the battle in 1863. Weekend kicks off on Saturday at 10am with a dedication ceremony featuring keynote speaker Dr. James I. Robertson Jr. The Virginia History Mobile will be available on Saturday and a Youth Activity Tent will also be available all weekend. Contact Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park at 703-366-3049 for more information. Schedule included below.
Parking located at the Bristow Shopping Center with shuttle bus service to the Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park.
For the event schedule and information, please go here.
Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park
10708 Bristow Road, Bristow, VA 20136
Parking at Bristoe Shopping Center:
Nokesville Road (Rte. 28) and Bristow Road (Rte. 619)