We enjoyed the stories about what it would have been like for travelers at an inn during the Revolutiionary War. Very well done.
We were in Fredericksburg for a week. My husband has wanted to visit the area for years as he is enjoys books on the area. We went to the vistors center and bought a Timeless Ticket for $32.00 a piece which gives you access to some wonderful places like this Tavern to visit. We were given a wonderful history tour... More
This was a neat place to take my family who was visiting us here in Fredericksburg. It was interesting to learn a little bit of history through the tour given at the Tavern.
Tavern Quick Tips: 1. A few blocks past the end of the main street shopping district; look for the flag displayed outside during its operating hours 2. Free, 2 hour limit, street parking available 3. Hours: check the website as hours change with the season 4. $5 per adult; AAA membership gets you $1 off 5. Currently, costumed docent tours... More
Tour provides lots of interesting details about life in Colonial America and the origins of some customs and sayings that have survived several centuries.
You can learn here about travel and overnight stays in the late 1700's. Worth a visit while in Fredericksburg. Low admission price.
I've lived in the area for years and often drove by The Rising Sun Tavern without knowing what it actually was. I'm glad I stopped by and was nosy about the house. What a lovely little find and nice adventure going back in history. The guides were wonderful and informative. There's a lot of history in downtown Fredericksburg.
Didn't know what to expect, but we were pleasantly pleased with our visit. The tour guide knew lots of interesting period information that made the visit really great. I'm glad we visited this place.
Enjoyed visiting the home / tavern of George Washington's brother. I went to Fredericksburg because of the Civil War battle, but fell in love with this quaint city. So much history here! And this tavern was literally on the front row to historical events during the colonial and Civil War periods. If you have an interest in history, and want... More
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