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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    “Animals of War” Campfire Program Rescheduled

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Park at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center at 1013 Lafayette Boulevard, Fredericksburg, 22401.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    On the evening of Saturday, September 3, Park Ranger Peter Maugle will present a family-friendly campfire program on the mascots, mounts, and pets that accompanied the armies.

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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    Living History Weekend at Fredericksburg Battlefield

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center at 1013 Lafayette Boulevard
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 3, 2016

    The smells of campfires and gun smoke will once again fill the air on Marye’s Heights at the Fredericksburg battlefield this Labor Day weekend.

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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    Centennial Speaker Series: “The Making of a Park”

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Headquarters Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library at 1201 Caroline Street
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 8, 2016

    Superintendent Kirsten Talken-Spaulding will discuss how a national park is created.

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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    Centennial Speaker Series: "The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation"

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Headquarters Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library at 1201 Caroline Street
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 15, 2016

    Dr. Timothy B. Smith’s talk is based upon his book by the same title The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the 1890s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks.

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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    "Fit-History" Hike: North Lee Drive

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Meet at Stop #3 on the Fredericksburg Battlefield
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, September 17, 2016

    Join historian Frank O’Reilly for a hike along North Lee Drive, exploring Confederate earthworks and a vital command post

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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    Centennial Speaker Series: “Interpretation: From the CCC to Pokemon Go”

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Headquarters Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library at 1201 Caroline Street
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Dr. Joan Zenzen will describe interpretation at the Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park over time.

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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    Artifact Preservation Workshop

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: 2607 Salem Church Road, Fredericksburg.
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    On September 28th and October 6th, NPS curator Luisa Dispenzirie will demonstrate techniques for preservation and care of artifacts in private ownership. One will focus on preserving paper and one on textiles.

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  • Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

    Centennial Speaker Series: "Segregation in the Southern National Parks"

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Headquarters Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library at 1201 Caroline Street
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, September 29, 2016

    Dr. Erin Krutko Devlin’s "Segregation in the Southern Parks" will explore her research on the evolution of NPS policy in relation to civil rights.

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Fredericksburg, VA 22405

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