Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park-Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

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  • October 2, 2017
    Went on the battlefield hike. 5.5 miles through the woods. 150 years ago it was fields. Markers were at point of interest and highlighted where the armies where from that particular perspective. The q...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    We actually started our tour of 4 battle fields here because of the visitor center. Very knowledgeable staff. They have a 22 minute movie you can see for $1.00 that gives a nice overview. They also ha...  more »
  • September 10, 2017
    This was one site on a two-day excursion through this area of Virginia. It was a highlight. The ranger who walked us around was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He is a descendent of a veteran of ...  more »
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  • June 26, 2017
    There is a lot of civil war history in Fredericksburg. The visitor center had nice displays and a movie to watch that was very nicely done. The guided tour of the battlefield was a nice supplement to the information placards. The walking path was a relatively easy half mile loop from the visitors center and gave a good feel for the momentous events that took place on that battlefield.
  • May 28, 2017
    Went for the 2017 Luminaria on Memorial Day weekend. Volunteers placed two luminaries for every stone, and cemetery was open until 11 p.m. The park rangers gave short narratives for some of the soldiers buried there. The place is well maintained and fairly easy to get to. Definitely worth visiting.
  • May 14, 2017
    The National Park Service maintains this battlefield area. Inside of Fredericksburg proper, this space is a poignant memory of the brutality of the American Civil War. 105,000 men lost their lives here over the course of four battles. The Visitors Center has an informative, interactive museum, and a 20 minute video on the battles. After the video, you can join a tour with a park ranger who will walk you through the area pointing out important locations, people, and events. Plan on about an hour here if you take the tour. Or, you can walk it in about 20 minutes. Be sure to climb the short hill to the cemetery.
  • July 11, 2017
    Informative exhibits and enthusiastic NPS staff. We really enjoyed the tour.
  • June 18, 2017
    Lots to learn & see. Great place to come to if you love history and it's beauty!

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