Chancellorsville Visitor Center Closed Beginning Dec. 23
The Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center will be closed for renovation work until March 15, when we expect to open on a limited basis. The information desk, restrooms, and bookstore will open then, but exhibits will be closed as we install new.
Exhibit renovations at Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center
The Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center will be closed Friday, March 7, and exhibits will be unavailable as we work on dismantling existing exhibits and prepare for new. The bookstore will remain open.
Join Our Friends
The park is supported by the Friends of Fredericksburg Area Battlefields.
In addition to the Friends groups, there are several organizations that provide educational programs that supplement park programs.
There are also several preservation organizations that actively support preservation in the Fredericksburg area.
Central Virginia Battlefield Trust. This is a Fredericksburg based preservation group that has made several important battlefield purchases.
Civil War Preservation Trust. This is the largest nation wide Civil War preservation group.
Spotsylvania Preservation Foundation. This group promotes historic preservation in Spotsylvania County.
Did You Know?
Marye's Heights is what Civil War soldiers called the high ground immediately west of Fredericksburg. It would be more accurate to call it Willis Heights. The heights consisted of two hills where the Willis and Marye families lived prior to the war. Willis Hill is the larger of the two hills.