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.
With a few exceptions, the park buildings and trails are handicap accessible.
FredericksburgBattlefield Visitor Center. A ramp at the front door makes the main floor of the building accessible. This includes the park's orientation desk, auditorium, and small exhibit area. The basement is not handicap accessible. It contains two rooms of exhibits and rest rooms. A book at the desk has photos of the basement exhibits. Adjacent to the visitor center is a building with a rest room and bookstore that is handicap accessible.
ChancellorsvilleBattlefield Visitor Center. The building is totally handicap accessible. It contains an orientation desk, auditorium, exhibits, bookstore, and rest rooms.
ChathamManor. This building functions as the park offices as well as museum. A ramp provides access to the exhibit area. A separate building contains handicap accessible rest rooms.
Stonewall Jackson Shrine. The first floor of this two story historic building is handicap accessible. A separate building contains handicap accessible rest rooms.
Ellwood Manor. The first floor of this historic building is handicap accessible. The second floor is not yet open to the public and is not handicap accessible. A handicap accessible porta-potty is on the grounds of the historic manor.
SalemChurch. The first floor of this historic church is handicap accessible. There is a small handicap accessible rest room. The balcony is not handicap accessible.
Most of the park trails are handicap accessible. The exceptions are several wooden bridges over a swampy section of the Chancellorsville History Trail and two wooden bridges over earthworks on the Bloody Angle Trail.
Did You Know?
In 1888 members of Stonewall Jackson's staff placed a monument to him near where he was wounded. They chose a location along the main road, today called Route 3. The actual spot of Jackson's wounding was on the Mountain Road, about 50 yards NE of the monument.