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Official Page of Historic Blenheim & the Civil War Interpretive Center, administered by City of Fairfax Office of Historic Resources. 3610 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax VA 22030
As of July 14 2020 -
Interpretive Center ONLY - Open Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 3 pm.
3610 Old Lee Hwy
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3610 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax VA 22030 Open Tuesday - Saturday 11 am - 3 pm. Interpreive Center Onyy - guided tours of house temprorarily suspended. FREE Front Desk: (703) 591-0560 Historic Blenheim - built c. 1858 by Albert Willcoxon - is known for its exceptional collection of Union soldiers' Civil War graffiti. To date, over 110 of these soldiers, hailing from 7 states, have been indentified. The Civil War Interpretive Center illustrates the lives of the Union soldiers who came through the house, as well as the effect of war in Fairfax. A life scale reproduction of the inaccessible attic, showcasing many of the best signatures, is a highlight of the gallery.
TOURS AND PROGRAMS listed below are temporarily suspensed.
A free, guided tour of the first floor of the house and grounds is available at 1 pm Tuesday - Saturday. Historic Blenheim offers several programs with a Civil War focus throughout the year.
Group tours for students, scouts and adults are available by reservation - please call (703) 591-6728 for more details. The modern Interpretive Center is available for rental. Rentals are administered by the City of Fairfax Parks and Recreation department. Please call (703) 385-7858 for rental information, or see http://fairfaxva.gov/parksrec/BlenheimReservation.asp