Sully Historic Site

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Beginning August 20, 2020, Sully's main house will reopen for limited tours

703-437-1794
TTY 711

3650 Historic Sully Way
Chantilly, Virginia

Carol McDonnell,
Manager

Sully Historic Site Events

Hidden in Your Backyard: The History of Cain's Branch

10/08/2020 11:00 am


(All ages) Come to Sully Historic Site to hike the trails and learn about the history of abandoned sites hidden from most visitors’ eyes. Follow trails of forested areas and along Cain’s Branch waterway.

Colors of the Fall

10/14/2020 10:00 am


(16-adult) Learn about some of Sully Historic Site’s hidden ruins throughout the property, and view the colorful spectacle of fall. Bring your own medium/supplies and create your masterpiece.

Colorful Pumpkins

10/17/2020 10:00 am


(All ages) Come to Sully Historic Site and learn about the history of how pumpkins became associated with Halloween. Pick your pumpkin, and paint a face or design on it. Small pumpkins and paint supplies will be available.

Hidden in Your Backyard: The History of Cain's Branch

10/22/2020 11:00 am


(All ages) Come to Sully Historic Site to hike the trails and learn about the history of abandoned sites hidden from most visitors’ eyes. Follow trails of forested areas and along Cain’s Branch waterway.

Making a Scarecrow

10/24/2020 10:00 am


All ages) Come enjoy the season by creating your own fall friend at Sully Historic Site. Bring old clothing to stuff with hay, and afterwards pose with your new friend and take a picture in front of our 1794 Federal style home.

Life in Historic Virginia: School in 1800s

11/02/2020 11:00 am


(Grade 1) If you thought school is difficult now, come and experience the challenges students faced in the 1800s as they learned how to read and write.

Nuts About Felting

11/14/2020 10:00 am


(All ages) Decorate your home with colorful acorns created using the wet felt technique. No needles are involved in the creation of these acorns, and you’ll take home three or four felted acorns that will never spoil.

Life in Historic Virginia: School in the 1800s

11/16/2020 11:00 am


(Grade 1) If you thought school is difficult now, come and experience the challenges students faced in the 1800s as they learned how to read and write.

Nuts About Felting

11/18/2020 10:00 am


(All ages) Decorate your home with colorful acorns created using the wet felt technique. No needles are involved in the creation of these acorns, and you’ll take home three or four felted acorns that will never spoil.

Life in Historic Virginia: Textiles in 1794

11/19/2020 11:00 am


(Grade 1) Discover what and how textiles were used in 1794. Where did they come from, and who used which ones? What processes were involved in the creating of textiles? See demonstrations of tools used to process textiles, and try your hand at one of them.
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