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

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Program Highlights

Civil War 150th Anniversary
Civil War Lecture: Appomattox
Tuesday, May 12, 7-8 p.m.

Thursday, April 30,
Homeschool Day
10am - noon
Sully hosts Homeschool Day for children 5-12 years old. Bring your home school student or group for hands-on fun learning designed to enrich understanding of Fairfax County circa 1800. Seasonal activities include school room, games, textiles/sewing, slave life, kitchen, herbs, toiletries and medicines.
$10/student, $5/chaperone. Registration deadline April 27.

Tuesday, May 12
Appomattox
7 - 8 p.m.
(8-Adult) As we end the Civil War sesquicentennial, hear about the war’s last days and the people who played leading roles in its closure. This Civil War 150th Commemorative Program is sponsored by the Sully Foundation, Ltd. in memory of Thom F. Hanes, one of the original founders. Light refreshments. Donations gratefully accepted. Free. Reservations required. Call for 703-437-1794 information.
$7/adult, $6/student, $5/senior and child

Saturday, May 23
Cures from the Quarter
1, 2, or 3 p.m.
At the slave quarter, learn how enslaved African Americans maintained their health. Discover the differences and similarities between healthcare methods of slaves and their masters. Learn about the Native American influence on early American healthcare. Reservations suggested. Included in Forgotten Road Tour. Reservations suggested.
$7/adult, $6/student, $5/senior and child

Saturday, June 6
The Home-Gown Medicine Chest
1 - 4 p.m.
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. Program replaces regular house tour. Reservations suggested.
$8/adult, $7/student, $6/senior and child

42nd Annual Antique Car Show

Sunday, June 21
Antique Car Show
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Celebrate Father’s Day at Sully’s 42nd Annual Antique Car Show co-sponsored by the FCPA and The Model A Ford Club of America. More than 400 antique and classic cars fill the grounds. Buy the car of your dreams at the Car Corral or search for the perfect accessory in the flea market with more than 100 vendors. Treat Dad to a delicious lunch and get your toes tapping to music reminiscent of the heyday of these classic automobiles. Tour of the first floor of the 1794 house included. No Reservations required.
$10/adult, $8/senior, $7/child

Saturday & Sunday, July 11, 12
World War II Living History
Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Travel back to the World War II era as Sully Historic Site hosts Allied and Axis re-enactors for a weekend of demonstrations, memories and music. Get an up-close look at what life was like for soldiers and civilians throughout the war and talk to them about their jobs, living quarters, food and life in the 1940s. House tour included. No Reservations required.
Free for veterans and active duty military. $8/adult, $6/senior and child

Saturday & Sunday, August 15, 16
Civil War Encampment Weekend
Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Federal and Confederate troops recreate Civil War daily life as re-enactors demonstrate the varied 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. No Reservations required.
$9/adult, $7/senior and child


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