Every Saturday morning from 9am-12pm the National Railway Historical Society opens its Railroad and Railway Workers Museum to vsitors who enjoy the days of olde. See everything from tools and equipment used by railway workers of the past century and the many other train related items, Railway Express Baggage car, restored cabooses, and the grounds containing various signalling and Maintenance of Way equipment. Members are on hand to provide more detailed explanations of railroad equipment. operations and safety. Weather and other conditions permitting board the restored crew cars used by the workers in the early to mid twentieth century and take a liesurely excursion along the Spotsylvania County tracks along Deep Run.
Quantico Marine Base, Quantico, Virginia
Marine Corps Base Quantico is a United States Marine Corps installation located near Triangle, Virginia, covering nearly 55,148 acres (86.169 sq mi) of southern Prince William County, Virginia, northern Stafford County, and southeastern Fauquier County. Used primarily for training purposes, MCB Quantico is known as the "Crossroads of the Marine Corps". The U.S. Marine Corps' Combat Development Command, which develops strategies for U.S. Marine combat and makes up most of the community of over 12,000 military and civilian personnel (including families) is based here. This is also the home of the Marine Corps Officer Candidates School. The Marine Corps Research Center at Quantico pursues equipment research and development, especially telecommunications, for the Marine Corps. The Marine Corps Brig, a military prison, is also located at Quantico. The FBI Academy, the principal research and training facility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the principal training facility for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are also located on the base.
Signature Theatre is a Greater Washington D.C. Area Tony Award–winning regional theater company based in Arlington, Virginia. Its declared mission is "to produce contemporary musicals and plays, reinvent classic musicals, develop new work, and reach its community through engaging educational and outreach opportunities." In the 20 years since its formation its productions have received numerous local and national awards.
Bull Run Regional Park, Centreville, Virginia
Bull Run Shooting Center offers 5 different shotgun games that are fun and exciting for new or experienced shooters of all ages. Our Learn-To-Shoot class, which is required for new shooters to our range, is affordable and fun. Certified instructors are available for experienced shooters who want to improve their scores. The shooting center is open year-round and features a pro-shop for shotgun reloading supplies, ammunition and more. Rental guns are available.
The Bungalow Brewery, located in Chantilly, Virginia, is a great place to relax with friends and have a drink, watch a sporting event, or just eat.
The National Civil War Life Museum is a step back in time to the days of the Civil War. With more than 2,000 exhibits on display, anyone visiting the museum will feel what it was really like to have not only fought in the war, but to have lived during the time of the war.
Come experience The Winery at Bull Run. Travel back in time at our scenic, working farm vineyard in an authentic 1860's setting. The winery is conveniently located in Fairfax County, Virginia, less than a half hour from Washington DC and only 2 miles off Route 66. The Winery at Bull Run adjoins over 5,000 countryside acres of the historic Manassas National Battlefield Park providing you with a beautiful vista of preserved 19th century farmland. Not only will we be providing wine tastings of our fine Virginia wines but we offer you a glimpse of our rich Virginia heritage with winemaking techniques from the Civil War era, historical buildings & artifacts.
The Winery at Bull Run's Wine Listings are a preview of our growing collection. Available for your leisurely wine tasting enjoyment at our winery. Join The General's Club for exclusive savings on our inspiring wines while enjoying VIP status.
The Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA, is also known as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and has never been officially named. The Tomb of the Unknowns stands atop a hill overlooking Washington, D.C. On March 4, 1921, Congress approved the burial of an unidentified American soldier from World War I in the plaza of the new Memorial Amphitheater.
The white marble sarcophagus has a flat-faced form and is relieved at the corners and along the sides by neo-classic pilasters, or columns, set into the surface. Sculpted into the east panel which faces Washington, D.C., are three Greek figures representing Peace, Victory, and Valor. The six wreaths, three sculpted on each side, represent the six major campaigns of World War I. Inscribed on the back of the Tomb are the words: