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.
Directions to Salem Church
Salem Church is located at 4054 Plank Road, Fredericksburg, Va. 22407 near the intersection of Route 3 and Salem Church Road in an area of shopping centers with heavy traffic. To reach Salem Church from Fredericksburg or I-95, take Route 3 west (exit 130). Proceed about one mile west of the interstate to a traffic light at the major intersection with Salem Church Road. Turn left (south) and proceed one block to the traffic light at General Semmes. Turn left and proceed one block to a "t" intersection. Turn left and proceed a short distance to the Salem Church parking lot. To view the park map. click here. You can enlarge the map to see more detail.
The grounds consist of the church, an one acre of ground. The church is open from 3:00-6:00 on weekends during the summer season. Click here for more information on visiting Salem Church.
Did You Know?
Hazel Grove was a plateau of high ground that General Hooker gave up on the early morning of May 3, 1863. Realizing that this ground was the key to winning the battle, the Confederates quickly seized it and concentrated artillery which had an advantageous position to the Union artillery at Fairview.