• Fredericksburg Battlefield: Sunken Road, Stone Wall and Innis House sunrise

    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

Event Details

  • Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/07/2014 to 08/09/2014

    Location: 1013 Lafayette Boulevard, Fredericksburg, 22408 Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: Free
From June 7 through August 9, children's programs will be offered at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center on Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00 AM.  These activities will last about one hour and are recommended for kids ages 6-12.  Come back and participate in all four different programs!  No registration is necessary, however, groups should call in advance.  Contact Peter_Maugle@nps.gov or call (540) 373-6122.
Program Descriptions
Junior Ranger Walk - Earn a patch by completing several activities along the Sunken Road.  June 7, 13, and 14; July 11 and 12; and August 8 and 9.
Soldier Life - Find out about the uniforms, equipment, and life of a Civil War soldier (includes marching and drilling with wooden muskets).  June 20 and 21; July 18 and 19.
National Cemetery - Explore and discover the stories hidden behind the brick walls of the cemetery and of the soldiers buried there.  June 27 and 28; July 25 and 26.
Flags and Signals - Learn why these banners were so important as symbols and for communication - also make your own flag!  July 4 and 5; August 1 and 2.