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“A small and personal park” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fort Ward Museum and Park

Fort Ward Museum and Park
4301 West Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304
703 838 4848
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Ranked #37 of 78 Attractions in Alexandria
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Washington DC
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53 attraction reviews
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148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
“A small and personal park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Out of the mainstream but historically interesting ... and a lovely place to jog, walk, or just sit and meditate.

Visited July 2013
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alexandria, va
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“great spot for a picnic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

It's a lovely little park, with parking inside, lots of trees, a small but nice play area for little people, great spot to have a picnic

Visited July 2013
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“A nice park with history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

A great park with plenty of history. Bring a picnic basket, go for a walk, and enjoy the sights and history.

Visited June 2013
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Alexandria, Virginia
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“Interesting Civil War history in Alexandria”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I have lived in Alexandria for many years and often drove right by Ft. Ward. This place offers some great insight into the role Alexandria played during the Civil War. We really enjoy the grounds and museum and take out of town guests here.

Visited April 2013
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Mt Holly, NJ
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“Hidden history”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

The personnel were very informative about the fort and the orientation film provided additional information. The fort is a simple structure of earthen works and various small buildings and cannon. It gave one a better idea how Washington DC was protected during the Civil War. A must see; and, it's free

Visited March 2013
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