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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park

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Great talks by park personnel

We visited both parks and were impressed. Fredericksburg park is located in the city of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nellie195105
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Rogers, Arkansas
Great historical site

We enjoyed the 22 minute informative film that is shown in the visitor's center. It made the walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine G
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Longmont, Colorado, United States
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120 Chatham Ln, Fredericksburg, VA 22405-2508
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited both parks and were impressed. Fredericksburg park is located in the city of Fredericksburg, and we enjoyed the 22 minute film here. The people at the gift shop were very nice, too. We also thought the museum was very good. At the spotsylvania...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the 22 minute informative film that is shown in the visitor's center. It made the walk on the grounds even more awe inspiring. I'd love to go again during a reenactment.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this park on a very rainy September day. I am a big history buff and have been wanting to visit this park for many years. My husband and I were in Virginia visiting from Texas and this park was on my list of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Thank lagiant
Reviewed September 9, 2018 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 September 9, 2018

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 August 29, 2018

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 August 20, 2018

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

Thank saramatthews
Reviewed August 19, 2018

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 July 30, 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

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KianGaf
June 6, 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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Response from Clarence_Beeks | Reviewed this property |
Free - but there is a nominal fee to see the movie downstairs.
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