Chatham Exit Road Closed 9/2-9/5
The Chatham exit road will be closed from September 2-5, 2014 as part of the project to restore the historic viewshed from Chatham Manor. The road will be closed at all times. Please use the Chatham entrance road as a two-way road. More »
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?
About 85% of the dead in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery are unknown. Most of the dead are from the Civil War, but about 100 are 20th century American soldiers and there are a few spouses of soldiers.