Battle of Middleburg | Mt. Defiance Historic Park

Follows the footsteps of history through this historic Civil-war era property
Mt. Defiance Battlefield cannon

Explore the site that was essentially the key point of the Battle of Middleburg, which was fought on June 19, 1863, just ten days after the Battle of Brandy Station and fourteen days before the opening day of the Battle of Gettysburg. The park is a wonderful place for history and nature enthusiasts alike.  

Opening Hours


Park gates and the parking lot is open. The park is open for walking/hiking/self guided tours from dawn to dusk. Please follow proper social distancing protocols and obey all park signs. Please take all trash with you when you leave. 


Battle of Middleburg | Mt. Defiance Historic Park

35945 John Mosby Highway
Middleburg VA 20117
United States

Historic Site Manager: Tracy Gillespie