May 08, 2017
Tourism to Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park creates $56.7 Million in Economic Benefits
A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 969,895 visitors to Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park in 2016 spent $56.7 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 787 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $75.3 million.
April 03, 2017
The Fitzhugh Sampler Returns to Chatham
The National Park Service is pleased to announce that the sampler begun by young Martha “Patsy” Fitzhugh before her death in 1793 has returned to the place of its creation.
March 20, 2017
Centennial Success at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania
As the National Park Service celebrated its Centennial year, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park recorded 969,895 visits to its battlefields and historic sites in 2016.
June 03, 2016
Summer Hours and Programs 2016
Summer hours and daily programs for Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania have been announced.
May 16, 2016
Memorial Day Ceremony
On Monday, May 30, the National Park Service will join with the community in honoring the nation's fallen soldiers at the annual commemorative ceremony at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery
February 11, 2016
Ticket to Ride
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park is one of 113 national parks selected to receive a field trip grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. It will enable more schools to bring their students to the park and experience the stories of the battlefields and historic sites firsthand.
September 01, 2015
Park Hours for Fall 2015
Updated hours for park buildings and guided walking tour schedule for the Fall 2015 season
April 21, 2014
National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day
National Park Week and Junior Ranger Day to be celebrated at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park.
March 28, 2014
UMW Historians to Discuss "Civil War: The Untold Story"
University of Mary Washington Historians will join producer Chris Wheeler for a panel discussion of the acclaimed public television series "Civil War: The Untold Story."
December 09, 2013
Special Tour, Ceremony to Mark 151st Anniversary of Battle of Fredericksburg
Special Tour, Ceremony to Mark 151st Anniversary of Battle of Fredericksburg.
November 24, 2013
Twenty-ninth Annual Holiday Music Program at Old Salem Church
The Holiday Music Program at Old Salem Church will be held on Sunday, December 8, at 6:00 p.m.
September 17, 2013
Special Bus Tour of the Mine Run Campaign
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park will offer a special 150th anniversary tour of the Mine Run Campaign.
September 12, 2013
National Park Service Unveils New Education Platform on Web
On September 12, 2013 the National Park Service announced new education offerings on its website.
August 22, 2013
Pilgrimage to Freedom event and River Baptism
On Sunday, August 25, the African American Heritage Alliance (The Alliance) is sponsoring the second commemoration of the ‘Pilgrimage to Freedom’ event.
August 19, 2013
Stafford County Churches Remember the Civil War
A special day-long event commemorates the Civil War in Stafford County.