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Civil War- $1,862 Package: Immerse yourself in a true Civil War experience when you enroll in the “School of the Soldier.” For this four-day package, grab up to three friends or family members, leave your laptops and smart phones behind and be prepared to...

Garden Day

80th Anniversary of Historic Garden Week in Virginia Fredericksburg Day – “In Step with History” April 23rd, 2013 10am-5pm For one week every April, visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia’s most picturesque gardens and private homes...

Things To Do

A Unique Golf Experience Today, the remains of the battle grounds offer visitors—especially golf lovers–a truly unique, interactive experience. Golfers have a chance play through Civil War landmarks. Read More Top 10 Things To Do A list of the top 10 things to do in...

History

Washington Ferry Farm UncoveredLONG-SOUGHT BOYHOOD HOME OF GEORGE WASHINGTON FOUND Cellars Contain Evidence from the Lives of Washington Family Archaeologists working at the site of George Washington’s childhood home in Stafford County, Va. have located and...

Top 10 Things To Do

Walk in the footsteps of Civil War generals. Because of its strategic position halfway between the capitals of the Union and Confederacy, you’ll find plenty of Civil War sites in Fredericksburg. From Civil War battlefields to the Sunken Road, Civil War history echoes...

A Unique Golf Experience

Today, the remains of the battle grounds offer visitors—especially golf lovers–a truly unique, interactive experience. Golfers have a chance play through Civil War landmarks. At Lee’s Hill Golf Club in Fredericksburg, where General Robert E. Lee and his...

Civil War Trails 2

For four years, America was at war with itself, a war that would change this country forever.  The Civil War was indeed America’s greatest tragedy and no region suffered more than the Fredericksburg Area.  Four times the Confederacy would fight for its life on the...

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Washington Ferry Farm Uncovered

LONG-SOUGHT BOYHOOD HOME OF GEORGE WASHINGTON FOUND Cellars Contain Evidence from the Lives of Washington Family Archaeologists working at the site of George Washington’s childhood home in Stafford County, Va. have located and excavated the remains of the...

Civil War Trails –

Memories of blood–stained battles lie in Chatham Owned by gentry, sustained by slaves and witness to War, Chatham is the only home in America visited by George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson. This Georgian–style mansion is best known for its role in...

George Washington Links

George Washington & Family Historic Sites Fredericksburg Visitor Center 706 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg (540) 373-1776, (800) 678-4748 Comprehensive touring information for the Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania area. Maps, brochures, parking passes,...

Your Ticket to History

HISTORY AROUND EVERY BEND, BEAUTY AT EVERY TURN.Timeless Where modern life moves at just the right pace, and history is always within reach, the Fredericksburg Area has a timeless appeal. Comprised of the city of Fredericksburg, VA, along with Spotsylvania and...

The Arts

Old Town Fredericksburg There’s a long–standing tradition of the arts in the Fredericksburg area. From its colonial beginning, craftsmen and artisans – a silversmith, coopers, blacksmiths, and others were an integral part of the landscape with the focus on...

Footsteps of Washington

Walk in the same footsteps as our founding father George Washington did as he grew to be a man here in Stafford at his family residence Ferry Farm and in his boyhood hometown of Fredericksburg. You will visit George Washington’s boyhood home site, Ferry Farm...