Exhibit renovations at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
The exhibits and film at Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center are closed due to renovation work. We expect to reopen with new exhibits in the spring of 2014. The bookstore and visitor center at Chancellorsville are open daily.
Chatham to be Closed Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013
Due to utility work that will entail a power loss, Chatham will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The grounds will remain open. More »
The Civil War Sesquicentennial
The Sesquicentennial of the Civil War (the 150th Anniversary) will be commemorated by our park with four large battle anniversaries and several smaller programs, exhibits, and performances that highlight events which took place in Fredericksburg and the surrounding counties 150 years ago. It is a momentous anniversary, and we hope you'll join us for one or more of our events marking significant past occurrences and themes.
Our event schedules will be announced some months before each major event. Check back frequently for updates. For more information on each event, check our Events Calendar.
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Bristoe Station. Special events will commemorate the Battle of Bristoe Station at Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park on October 12-14. For more information, visit www.pwcgov.org/bristoe.
November 23 Mine Run Tour. A bus tour on Saturday, November 23, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Mine Run Campaign. Led by Supervisory Park Historian Greg Mertz, the tour will last from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cost is $40 per person. Advanced reservations must be made by calling (540) 372-3034.
November 16 Mine Run Symposium. Orange County will host a day-long symposium on Saturday, November 16, 2013, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ill-fated Mine Run Campaign. Registration cost is $15/person prior to Oct. 31 and $25/person after Oct. 31. To register, please visit www.visitorangevirginia.com and download the registration form. Forms are also available by calling 540-661-5328.
Did You Know?
Important fighting developed near Salem Church during the battle of Chancellorsville. Afterwards, it was a Confederate hospital.