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“Fit History” Hike – Fredericksburg Battlefield: Prospect Hill

DATE

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

CONTACT

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park
540-693-3200

ADDRESS

Tour Stop #6, Fredericksburg Battlefield
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 United States + Google Map
540-693-3200

DESCRIPTION

Join historian Nathan Varnold for a hike along the elevation change on the southern end of the Fredericksburg battlefield. Learn how terrain, and the slope of Prospect Hill, gave an advantage to the Confederate counterattack on December 13, 1862. Meet at Tour Stop #6, Fredericksburg Battlefield (GPS Coordinates: 38.248090, -77.435651)

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park will once again combine health and history with a new series of “Fit-History” hikes this fall. These ranger-led hikes are designed to cover a lot of ground in addition to a lot of history. Including shorts stops for rest and history, we try to average 2 miles per hour. All hikes begin at 10 a.m.

When attending any of our Fit-History programs, please remember to wear sturdy shoes, bring plenty of water, and pack a snack. Bug spray and long pants are also suggested.

Call 540-693-3200 for more information!