Correction: An earlier version of this box incorrectly identified the historian offering a lecture at the Mosby Museum on June 14. He is James I. Robertson Jr., not Robert I. Johnson Jr. This version has been updated.

if you go
GETTING THERE

Warrenton is about 50 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 66 west to U.S. Route 29 south into town.

STAYING THERE

Airlie

6809 Airlie Rd.

540-347-1300

www.airlie.com

Hotel and conference center with 154 rooms on the grounds of a historic Virginia estate. Rooms from $160.

The Suites at 249

249 E. Davis St., Culpeper

540-827-1100

www.suitesat249.com

Gracious boutique hotel about a 20-minute drive from Warrenton. Rooms from $175.

EATING THERE

The Bridge

29 Main St.

540-349-9339

thebridgewarrenton.com

Field-to-hearth fare, including salads, quiches and pizzas, served in an elegant, wood-paneled setting. Outdoor rooftop patio. Lunch entrees from $12, dinner from $15.

Claire’s at the Depot

65 South Third St.

540-351-1616

www.clairesrestaurant.com

Contemporary cuisine served in the town’s former railroad station, scene of an attempt on Mosby’s life. Menus change seasonally. Lunch salads and sandwiches from $10, entrees from $13. Dinner entrees from $16.

PLAYING THERE

Mosby Museum

173 Main St.

540-351-1600

www.mosbymuseum.org

Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5, ages 8 to 17 $3. Purchase tickets at the Warrenton Visitor Center at 33 N. Calhoun St. (behind the Mosby house).

Lecture by historian James I. Robertson Jr., titled “Whatever Happened to. . .? The Post-War Lives of Prominent Civil War Figures,” Saturday, June 14, at 1 p.m., preceded by light refreshments at 12:30. $10 including house tour. Call for reservations.

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