Event

Fit-History: Chancellorsville: Fairview, the Furnace and Wellford

  • 10/07/2017 Location: Tour Stop #10, Chancellorsville Battlefield, Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: Free
    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park will once again combine health and history with a new series of “Fit-History” hikes this fall. These ranger-led hikes are designed to cover a lot of ground in addition to a lot of history. This season’s hikes will range from 2.5 to 5 miles, covering two to three miles per hour. All hikes begin at 10 a.m.

    October 7: Chancellorsville: Fairview, the Furnace and Wellford (4.5 miles, round trip)
    Join historian John Hennessy for a walk along Chancellorsville’s trails, roadsides and a portion of the Jackson Trail. Stops on the way include Hazel Grove, Catharine Furnace, the Unfinished Railroad, and the Wellford House site. This is an out-and-back hike. Meet at Fairview, Tour Stop #10, Chancellorsville Battlefield (GPS Coordinates: 38.306558, -77.644142).

    When attending any of our Fit-History programs, please remember to wear sturdy shoes, bring plenty of water, and pack a snack. Bug spray and long pants are also suggested.