• Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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  • Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center

    Exhibits and the film are currently unavailable at the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center while we prepare the building for new exhibits. The information desk, bookstore, and restrooms are available.

  • Exhibit renovations at Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center

    Exhibits are currently unavailable at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center, as we remove old exhibits and prepare the building for new exhibits in June 2014. The information desk, bookstore, and restrooms are available.

Other Resources

Below are links that might be helpful to teachers looking for resources.

National Park Resources for Teachers

Fredericksburg Newspaper's Website has an excellent webpage on teaching the Civil War. It contains information on the Virginia SOL's as well as useful information for teachers preparing lessons and students doing reports

Education World's Great Sites for Teaching about the Civil War. Each week new sites are selected.

Education World's Civil War Lesson Plans and Activities

Social Studies and History Standards for Virginia Public Schools

Our education coordinator during a special tour.
Our education coordinator Janice Frye on a walking tour in March, 2008.

Did You Know?

Confederate artillerists on Marye's Heights

Yellow Tavern battlefield has almost completely been destroyed by two interstate highways that intersect on the heart of the battlefield and by urban sprawl. To reach and tour the battlefield, follow the directions carefully.