Deep Creek Vintage

Offering an eclectic mix of antique and vintage pieces as well as classes and ghost tours, Spotsylvania's Deep Creek Vintage is a real treasure.

LibertyTown Arts Workshop

With over 60 artists ranging from clay sculptors, painters, glass fusers, woodworkers and more, LibertyTown Arts Workshop is not only a hub for artistic talent in the Fredericksburg region, but also a delightful place to visit to witness in-process art.

Bluebird Glass Studio

Bluebird Glass Studio is not only an active glass art studio, but also a resource for the community to come in and learn about stained glass and fused glass with drop-in projects.

Artful Dimensions

Artful Dimensions is an exclusively three-dimensional gallery with eight different studios featuring unique artwork ranging from woodwork to clay, glass, silk work and more.

Sally Struthers Loves Riverside Center

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts becomes a theater destination with support of Sally Struthers. The actress calls Riverside the "Broadway at the Rappahannock."

Sally Struthers Loves the Fredericksburg Region

Stage and screen star Sally Struthers falls in love with the Fredericksburg region.

Word of Mouth Food Trail

This Word of Mouth Food Trail features Olde Towne Butcher, Butternut & Blue and Scafa's Italian Restaurant.

Stevenson Ridge

Get a taste of yesteryear at Spotsylvania County's premiere wedding and event venue - Stevenson Ridge, where historic homes are brought back to life.

Miller Farms Market

The family-owned Miller Farms Market adds their local charm to classic farm activities—like hayrides, pick-your- own produce and more—to share their family’s favorite pastimes with yours.

Government Island

Famous for the quarry from which the stones used to build the U.S. Government’s most famous buildings were sourced, Government Island quite literally played a significant role in foundation of our great Nation. Having been saved from attempts at development, the Island is now a beautiful nature preserve, rich with tangible American history.

Timeless Women of Fredericksburg

The resilience and gentility of George Washington’s mother, Mary, and sister, Betty. The sacrifice and dedication of artist Gari Melcher’s true love, Corinne. The care, comfort and visionary healing of Red Cross founder, Clara Barton. Stories of strong women abound in Fredericksburg. 

Ferry Farm

Whether legend or fact, if it happened to young George, it happened here. George Washington’s boyhood home was at Ferry Farm, where archaeology and the rebuilding of an 18th century legacy are ongoing.

Sweet Caroline

Take a walk down Caroline Street to explore downtown Fredericksburg’s eclectic culinary scene. From fresh bakery treats and gourmet chocolates to old-fashioned milkshakes and coffee specialties in a historic setting, it’s a sweet journey.

Fredericksburg Wineries

Rolling hills, historic views and dedicated makers welcome you to Fredericksburg Area wineries. A variety of wines and tasting rooms promise a Northern Virginia wine experience with rich, full-bodied flavor. 

John J. Wright Museum

Explore African American history through recollections and artifacts of those who attended Spotsylvania County’s first African American high school at the John J. Wright Museum, named for its organizer and first principal. 

White Oak Museum

Tales live on in what was left behind. Explore the Civil War through artifacts collected and stories retold by a community of history buffs determined to share their discoveries at this museum housed in the former White Oak Elementary School.

White Oak Museum Visitors

Traveling through time is his thing. Founder D.P. Newton offers a look into the past at the White Oak Civil War Museum, creating an outreach of understanding that touches visitors from far and wide.

Sharing History

Are you one of the millions with a personal connection to Civil War history? Helping visitors find meaning in the stories of Civil War era is satisfying work for this chief historian in Fredericksburg.

River Rock Outfitter

All in one day, right in our back yard. Fredericksburg gives you access to mountain biking, kayaking Class 2 rapids, rock climbing, hiking and more.

Personal Stories

From contraband to finding freedom. Discover the African American experience through the personal stories of those who lived it during the Civil War, as well as those who re-enact it now.


Celebrating the original, one delicious bite at a time. The Mercantile dining experience gives a nod to the past with organic and local foods in a space that retains its historic vibe.

Johnny Johnson

Enduring inspiration. Devoting his talents to helping others develop their own allowed a beloved Fredericksburg artist and teacher to turn the art world upside down in his own way.

Featherstone Forge

Iron, steel and red-hot artistry. Organic forms and textures find their way into the nature-inspired work of a talented blacksmith.

Ellen Mitchell: A Quest for Freedom

Earning emancipation. Learn the story of the Chatham Manor laundress who bought her family’s freedom from slavery, featured on the Fredericksburg Region’s African American Heritage Trail.

Connecting Past & Present

What’s rooted here is powerful. Sharing history with descendants and family members makes a visit to the Fredericksburg Area’s four battlefields and African American Heritage Trail a rich experience.

Belmont: A History in the Landscape

Like being in a painting. Layers of history reveal themselves in the trails and gardens of Belmont, where sculptures, architecture and lush plantings create a setting artists love to capture.

Belmont: An Artist's Life

As if the master is still here. The routines of a world-renowned artist are preserved in the home and studio of Gari Melchers at Belmont, making for a rich and personal experience.

Belmont: The Love Story

The art of appreciation lives on. Gari Melchers and wife Corinne found each other on an ocean cruise, courted through their love of painting, then came to Fredericksburg to create the perfect home to flourish in.