Community members will be taking a journey through history next month.
Several November events have been planned at Prince William County historic sites.
The activities will include tours, demonstrations and campfire stories, according to a release from the county.
Cockpit Point Tours
During the Civil War, the Confederate Army used Cockpit Point to cut off ship traffic to Washington, D.C.
Members of the public have a chance to explore the Dumfries-based site on November 3.
Cockpit Point Civil War Park tours, which cost $20, will be offered at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
To make a reservation, call 703-792-4754.
World War I and Prince William County Bus Tour
World War I ended 100 years ago.
On November 10, citizens can visit training locations and see where members of military were buried through a guided bus tour.
It costs $70 to participate in the tour, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lunch will be provided.
For more information or to reserve a spot, contact the Brentsville Courthouse Historic Center at 703-365-7895.
Early Days of Prince William County
Another event will focus on the colonial-era.
Rippon Lodge in Woodbridge is hosting “Early Days of Prince William County” between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. on November 10.
Demonstrations, tours, games and crafts are among its features.
Donations for Rippon Lodge will be accepted.
Candlelight Tour of Ben Lomond
Later that day, county residents can visit a former Civil War hospital.
From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on November 10, the story behind Ben Lomond Historic Site in Manassas will be displayed.
Attendees may also participate in a candlelight tour.
For more information, call 703-367-7872.
Prince William County African American History and Culture Bus Tour
History enthusiasts will take a look at African American history on November 17.
Experts will talk about challenges, education and lifestyle between the 1800s and 1960s during the African American History and Culture Bus Tour.
The tour will occur from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $70, which includes the cost of lunch.
Individuals interested in registering can call 703-365-7895.
History by Campfire: Civil War Soldier’s Life
The life of Civil War soldiers will be recalled later this month.
Ben Lomond Historic Site visitors can learn about meal rations, view artifacts and see musket demonstrations during History by Campfire.
The event begins at 6 p.m. on November 30.
Admission costs $5.
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