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Battle of Middleburg | Mt. Defiance Historic Park

Things To Do

tavern at mt. defiance

Historic buildings & markers

Visit the historic civil war-era buildings still standing at Mt. Defiance, including a blacksmith's shop and cottage, both of which were actually on site during the battle and played a roll in forces taking cover. Guests are not permitted inside the structures but are free to walk the grounds surrounding. 

Hunting For History

Hunting For History In Loudoun County

Looking for a fun, safe family activity? Print out our fun and educational scavenger hunt, jump in the car, and set out on a Loudoun County adventure!

Outdoor Programs
Sign at Mt Defiance

Walking trails

Tour the grounds of Mt. Defiance on a walking path that explores the property and provides several historic markers detailing the events here. 


Can You Conquer Climb UPton?

Can you conquer 90 elements in 90 minutes? Overcome new challenges each time you climb! Climb UPton is now open Wednesdays-Fridays starting at 4 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m.-9 p.m.