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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

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Great history - be sure to take the tour

This is but one part of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Be sure to view the video, tour the museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lagiant
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Spring Hill, Tennessee
Great historical information

When we arrived, a volunteer was giving a brief in the historical events that happened here. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephanie A
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is but one part of the Battle of Fredericksburg. Be sure to view the video, tour the museum and visit the gift shop, The tour offers a LOT of information on the battle involving Burnsides troops trying to breech the sunken road. If you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we arrived, a volunteer was giving a brief in the historical events that happened here. Very knowledgeable and engaging. Lots of artifacts and very nice displays. The grounds were kept up. A must see in the area.

Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great site! We enjoyed the park and ended up staying in Fredericksburg overnight as well! Nice town and stopping point for those on a road trip!

Thank mbeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is quite obvious I have forgotten more of our country's storied history than perhaps I ever actually knew! My recent visit to Fredericksburg and the Civil War battleground was very worthwhile. Acknowledging the significance of that battle and the subsequent one at Chancellorsville on...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured the battlefield with Hallowed Ground Tours - we were several cars - and the very personable guide rode in the front car and we listened via cell phones. The battle and troop positions covered a fair bit of ground - more than is...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the park. We walked the Bloody angle. I felt that this was well laid out and informative. The plants that fill the field now attract a wonderful amount of Butterflies. The field seems well manicured in all the walking areas. There were...More

Thank ReneeH3
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This review is focused on the Spotsylvania battlefield (see separate review of Fredericksburg battlefield). Well maintained battlefield that was part of the Overland Campaign that eventually led to the surrender of Lee's army at Appomattox Courthouse. Battle occurred subsequent to Grant and Lee squaring off...More

2  Thank 823greggs
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were on a national park tour down the east coast with our 10 year son who loves history. The Park Rangers and staff were wonderful and very well informed! They took the time to talk to our son. I recommend he Jr. Ranger program...More

Thank Meg K
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

For those of you perhaps not familiar with the National Parks Service (NPS) and their sites, quality of these places are top notch. This place is no exception. The visitor center is located on the Fredericksburg battlefield, pretty much on top of the wall at...More

5  Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Good opportunity to see and learn about this part of our history. The markers help to bring alive the events. Bring your walking shoes!

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KianGaf
6 June 2017|
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Response from Jeff S | Reviewed this property |
By using Google it appears it is down at the Fredericksburg City Dock. If you type in Irish Brigade monument at Fredericksburg you will find that. It will not let me post links here. It is in City dock park which you could... More
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Free - but there is a nominal fee to see the movie downstairs.
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