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Potomac Blockade Boat Tour
April 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cruise along the Potomac River shoreline and view sites that were critical to the Confederate forces successful blockade of Washington DC from September 1861 through March 1862. Local historians will discuss the significance of the Blockade and of the gun batteries and camps that supported the Confederate efforts. The cruise will include the preserved batteries at Freestone Point and Possum Nose, as well as Evansport and Shipping Point. Tour includes lunch and departs from marina at Leesylvania State Park.
Contact Phone: (703) 792-4754
Event Cost: $45, includes lunch