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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. 


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Ice Skating at Cameron Run

Enjoy gliding on the ice at Cameron Run Regional Park, just minutes from Old Town Alexandria! Ice Skating Birthday Party Packages and Group Reservations now available!