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Sully Historic Site
3650 Historic Sully Way, Chantilly, VA 20151  •  703-437-1794

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Program Highlights

Ice Cream Creations and Dairy Delights
Ice Cream Creations and Dairy Delights - July 9

June 25
1, 2 or 3 p.m.

Home Grown Medical Chest
Medical care in the 1700s and 1800s was very different from the way it is today. Tour Sully’s garden, 18th century kitchen and house and learn about the preparation of home remedies and their uses. Replaces regular house tour. Reservations suggested.
$7/adult, $6/student, $5 senior & child.

July 4
1 - 3 p.m.

Oh Say Can You See: Fun Facts, Games and Trivia for the 4th
Challenge the old grey cells this Independence Day with political trivia, games and fun facts. What does the Declaration of Independence actually say? Who were the signers participating in this act of treason? Do you dare to use a quill pen and add your signature to the list? You and your family will be surprised by what you may discover about the past and how it has shaped our lives today and for the future. Guided tour included.
$7/adult, $6/student, $5 senior & child.

July 9
noon - 3 p.m.

Ice Cream Creations and Dairy Delights
Picnic on the beautiful lawn at Sully. Help hand-crank delicious homemade ice cream and enjoy a curiosity of flavors such as asparagus, vanilla, blueberry and peach. Music, making a historic craft and period games make for an extra special old-fashioned afternoon of fun for the family! Take a ride on the trackless train for a new exciting way to tour the site- available at a separate cost.
Ice Cream Creations and Dairy Delights Click to Register with Parktakes Online

August 6
1, 2 or 3 p.m.

With the Help of a Physick
In the 18th century diseases and their causes were frightening mysteries for most people. Join us for a tour of Sully our 18th century house. Along the way, discover theories and treatments of the time for small pox, yellow fever and malaria. Learn about small pox inoculation, the precursor to modern vaccination and the 1793 yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia. Replaces regular house tour.
$8/adult, $7/student, $6 senior & child.

August 13 and 14
Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Civil War Encampment Weekend
Federal and Confederate troops recreate Civil War daily life as reenactors demonstrate the various work of the army. Skirmishes each day include infantry, artillery and cavalry. Visit the weekend encampment and discover a soldier’s lifestyle during this turbulent time in America’s history. Enjoy live music and a fashion show. House tour includes artifacts rarely on exhibit belonging to the Haight family, mid-19th century residents at Sully.
$9/adult, $7/senior & child.


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