Mayfield Civil War Fort
Open daily, daylight until dusk, self-guided tours. Admission is free.
The 11 acres comprising the Mayfield Earthwork Fort is situated between the Buckhall and Russia branch tributaries of the Occoquan River. Its strategic high ground and water resources made is occupation advantageous. Today the site features eight Civil War interpretive markers. The stone markers for the foundation of the Hooe mansion site Mayfield, the remainder of the Civil War fortification, and a replica of the Quaker guns left by the Confederates. The site is a frequent location of living history events to mark the anniversaries of the Battles of First and Second Manassas. The site also includes the old homestead area and family cemetery of the Hooe family, owners of the land since the 1700’s.