Potomac River Blockade Boat Tours and Lunch
Friday, 15 June 2012
5:00 PM -
- Prince William County Historic Preservation
- Admission Information
- $30 per person; reservations required, call 703-792-4754.
Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces’ successful blockade of Washington D.C. from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the blockade, gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch. No pets please. Not appropriate for children under six.