Sunday, August 24
First Responders Day/Red Cross Blood Drive
Blood drive: 12:00 ~ 4:00
Exhibits open: 1:00 p.m. ~ 4:00 p.m.
Fairfax Station Railroad Museum is holding a special event to commemorate the historic evacuation efforts of Union forces and of Clara Barton in aiding wounded soldiers at Fairfax Station during the battles of Second Manassas and Ox Hill/Chantilly in August and September 1862.
Meet with rescue, police and medical professionals - who will bring emergency vehicles for display - to learn about relief practices then and now. Take part in technology demonstrations and other hands-on activities to learn about the critical roles of first responders. Meet with National Park Service rangers to learn about the life and times of Clara Barton. And help save the lives of others by donating blood to the Red Cross.
Participants in this special event include:
Burke Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department
Fairfax County Police
Active medical practitioners
Museum of Civil War Medicine
Living historians, reenactors
National Park Service (Clara Barton Historical Site)
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program
Sign up for blood donations at www.redcrossblood.org (sponsor code 05315370) or call 1-800-REDCROS to speak with a representative.
Sunday~Monday, August 31~September 1
Potomac Module Crew display (HO scale)
Sunday, 12:00 p.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
Monday, 12:00 p.m. ~ 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 21
N-Trak Model Train Display
1:00 p.m. ~ 4:00 p.m.
Saturday~Sunday, October 4~5
Special Exhibit: Railroad Technology and Fairfax Station
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