NPS Centennial

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. As we lead up to the centennial, we invite you to participate in Find Your Park Experiences to learn, discover, be inspired, or simply have fun in national parks. Find Your Park Experiences offer unique opportunities to explore national parks both in person and online. Check out the experiences in this park or search all experiences to identify an opportunity that matches your interests. You can also share your national park story at

A Call to Action remains the foundation for our 2016 centennial preparations. It is the National Park Service's blueprint for the future, outlining the innovative work we want to accomplish. Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing and get involved!



  • NPS Centennial Temporary Exhibit

    Pen used to sign the park into law displayed on a white background

    In conjunction with the 89th anniversary of the founding of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park and the Centennial of the National Park Service, visit Chatham Manor to view a temporary exhibit on the founding and early history of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania. Items on display include the pictured pen, which was used to sign the park into existence in 1927. The exhibit goes on display February 12, 2016. Read more

Call to Action Projects 

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