Fredericksburg Courthouse


(540) 373-1776


815 Princess Anne Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401


Built in 1852, this Victorian Gothic Revival-style building was designed by the architect of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York and the original building for the Smithsonian Institute. Not only is this building the courthouse, but inside on display visitors will find the will of Mary Ball Washington, George Washington's mother, and documents appointing of her husband Augustine trustee of Fredericksburg.