Loudoun is full of Civil War history and sites. As one local historian said, “it’s around every corner.” Nowhere is that more true than in our historic county seat of Leesburg. One home in particular outshines the rest in historical significance: The Glenfiddich House. This home, called Harrison Hall at the time of the Civil War, played a pivotal role in the Maryland Campaign and the subsequent battle of Antietam. In early September of 1862, on their march toward Maryland, Robert E. Lee and his army entered Leesburg. Lee chose to set up his headquarters at Harrison Hall, where he held a momentous council of war with his high command, including Generals Stonewall Jackson, James Longstreet, J.E.B. Stuart, and Lewis Armistead. Lee would stay here at Harrison Hall until his army launched their invasion of the North by crossing the nearby Potomac River.
Now you can add your name to those who have visited this historic home. We’re offering one lucky winner the opportunity to win an exclusive weekend stay at this historic home, as well as dinner for two at a Loudoun Destination Restaurant , and a Loudoun Civil War book collection. The Glenfiddich House, which operates as a private inn, is located in Leesburg’s historic district and only steps away from shops, restaurants, and attractions. To enter, go to the Visit Loudoun Facebook fan page and click on the Civil War tab. Hurry! All entries must be received by July 31, 2012. For more information on the Glenfiddich House, click here.