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I took my grandchildren aged 6-12 to Chatham Manor. They really enjoyed exploring the grounds and seeing the house. It was interesting for me as well. I enjoyed reading the history associated with the house and the view of Fredericksburg across the Rapahannock River is...More
Chatham Manor is a definite must-see if you are visiting Fredericksburg. There is no cost to enter the house or walk the grounds. I have visited the grounds in the spring and just recently while snowing, and both seasons offered beautiful views.
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We had an afternoon to wander around Fredericksburg and Chatham Manor was recommended by the gentleman at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center. The Manor is located across the river about 1.5 miles from the Visitor Center. Very easy to get to and worth the trip....More
We stopped here on our tour with Fredericksburg Tours and just briefly walked through the main house and gardens. It was coming on winter so the gardens weren't at their best but the house is an important part of the Civil War history for this...More
After spending a day in Fredericksburg we were advised to stop by the chatham manor. The catalpa trees out front grew out of the amputated limbs of soldiers during civil war. That, in and of itself, made us curious to see this house. We did...More
We had a great visit here. The tour of the house was great and the gallery was beautifully full of art work. It was the first place we visited and the only issue we had was that the cashier didn't inform us that we could...More
This historic Inn sits overlooking the Rappahannock River and historic downtown Fredericksburg. It has been here since Revolutionary War times. The National Park service has offices upstairs, so that part is not open to the public. It is free to visit here. They have a...More
We almost skipped our visit here due to some of the reviews here, and I'm so glad we didn't. This is a fantastic place to learn of the civil war history, and the battle at Fredericksburg. The home itself is not that exciting, as most...More
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Yes - there is a grassy area close to the car park, or the terraced lawn area looking over the river and the town of Fredericksburg. But it is a bit of a walk from the car around the back of the house!