Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
The exhibits and film at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center are closed due to renovation work. We expect to reopen with new exhibits in the spring of 2014. The bookstore and visitor center at Chancellorsville are open daily.
Old Salem holiday music program canceled for 12/8
The holiday music program at Old Salem Church is canceled for Sunday, Dec. 8, due to inclement weather.
Park closing Sunday, 12/8 due to inclement weather
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park is closed Sunday, Dec. 8, including all park buildings and park-use-only roadways.
Battle of Bristoe Station
Click here for Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park's programs, directions, hours of visitation, Kettle Run and Bristoe Station battle summaries, detailed trail guides, an historical map, a discussion of the land's preservation, and a listing of special events.
Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, managed by the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division, offers visitors significant portions of the core areas of two battle sites from two different campaigns: The Battle of Kettle Run (August 27, 1862) and The Battle of Bristoe Station (October 14, 1862).
The battlefields of Kelly's Ford, Rappahannock Station, Brandy Station, Mine Run and Cedar Mountain are nearby. Written guides are available for these and other nearby battlefields in the visitor centers at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville.
Did You Know?
While laying out the Chancellorsville History Trail, the park staff in places had to literally hack their way through a jungle of underbrush that resembled the Wilderness that the soldiers struggled through during the Battle of Chancellorsville.