Leesburg Virginia is a quaint, historic town, located about 40 miles northwest of Washington D.C. at the foot of the Catoctin Mountain and beside the Potomac River. Leesburg Virginia has many historic attractions to see considering this was a very active battlefield area during the Civil War. It is actually in the middle of The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area which is 175 miles long between Gettysburg Pennsylvania and Monticello in Charlottsville, Virginia. Right in Leesburg Virginia is Ball's Bluff Battlefield Reginal Park where the battle of Ball's Bluff took place in 1861. A must-see site in Leesburg Virginia would be Historic Morven Park. This was the home of World War I governor Westmoreland Davis. The restored Greek mansion contains artifacts that were brought home by Governor Davis from around the world that includes a 15th century Persian tapestry. On this property is the Winmill Carriage Collection that has on display over 50 restored horse-drawn carriages. These include Grace Kelly's carriage from The Swan, and Tom Thumb's carriage. Also at this location is the Museum of Hounds and Hunting. In addition to all of this, there are 3 acres of boxwood gardens that visitors will love. Replicas of Confederate camp huts are also located here. Leesburg Virginia is also home to many wineries. These are in and around the Leesburg area. After visiting the many battlefields and historic spots, it could be a relaxing day at Leesburg Virginia just visiting the wineries and tasting a few of the delicious wines.
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Events in Leesburg
Algonkian Regional Park Annual Easter Egg Hunt
at Algonkian Regional Park Find Tickets
Come enjoy a fun filled afternoon with the Easter Bunny! Activities will include crafts, games, an egg hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny!
Mother's Day Tea at Blooming Hill
at Blooming Hill
Take your mother to tea and celebrate Mother's Day at Blooming Hill, Friday May 11 or Saturday May 12. Author, Blogger, Novelist Linda Harris Sittig will be here to talk about her books, "Cut From Strong Cloth" and "Last Curtain Call."
Mother's Day Brunch
at Lansdowne Resort and Spa
Leave the planning to us this Mother’s Day and treat Mom to a weekend getaway with some relaxation time, and on Sunday, May 13, celebrate with the entire family for Sunday Brunch!
Purcellville Music & Arts Festival
at Fireman's Field
The Purcellville Music & Arts Festival is an annual event celebrating Purcellville's community, history, and diverse culture. This event will feature local musicians and artists.
Ringing in Hope: A Salute to our Troops
at One Loudoun Find Tickets
Celebrating 5 Years at One Loudoun! Benefiting Boulder Crest Retreat, Celebrate Memorial Day and honor our past and present military heroes by taking part in RINGING IN HOPE: A SALUTE TO OUR TROOPS!
Purcellville Wine & Food Festival
at Fireman's Field
An annual, award-winning festival in the heart of DC’s wine country. Enjoy a showcase of amazing wineries, breweries, ciders, food purveyors, live music and artisans. A family-friendly event.
Dec 31 at 07:00 · 23:59
Tally Ho Theater
Dec 23 at 12:00 · Dec 24, 16:00