Special Event


History at Sunset- Tunes of the Civil War

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park



Dates & Times


Saturday, September 3, 2022


6:30 PM


1 hour and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Guided Tour


Join us for a History at Sunset guided walk on Saturday, September 3, at 6:30 pm. 

History at Sunset programs are led by park rangers and focus on lesser-known stories and historical perspectives connected with sites throughout the park. Check out all the programs for Summer 2022.

This week's program-

Tunes of the Civil War

Listen or sing along to vocalists and string musicians as they perform popular melodies from the period, including sea shanties, camp songs, and patriotic airs. They will share stories about the music, lyrics, and their derivations. 

Meet at the parking area at the Frederickburg Visitor Center (1013 Lafayette Boulevard, Fredericksburg). The program will include a short walk to the performers' area on a grassy, open space near the Sunken Road wall. Participants should bring bug spray and water and wear sturdy, comfortable walking shoes. Bring a lawn chair or blanket! 

In the event of inclement weather, check the park Facebook page for cancellations or updates. Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields National Military Park (facebook.com)

Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Pete Maugle
(540) 693-3200
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