Civil War Kids Camp

When: April 21, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Spotsylvania Courthouse, 9101 Courthouse Rd, Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

Learn about Civil War life with the Civil War Civilians of Spotsylvania;  Co I, 47th Virginia – The Stafford Guards will teach military life, camping, marching and soldier life; Hanover Light Artillery will be teaching how to shoot a cannon and do drills; Women of the American Civil War will …

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Great Lives: Andrew Jackson

When: March 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Where: UMW Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall, 1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

  On Thursday, historian and biographer H.W. Brands will paint the life of Andrew Jackson, the most popular figure in American life between George Washington and the Civil War. He was the hero of the War of 1812 and the president who made America democratic.

CENTER CLOSED TODAY

When: March 14, 2017 all-day
Where: Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, 900 Barton St #111, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

The Center will be closed today due to inclement weather. Search our online database at http://crhc.pastperfectonline.com/

Reading Lee (2017 – Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Peacemakers of 1865)

When: January 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Where: CRRL Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

Dr. William C. Davis, professor emeritus, Virginia Tech, will discuss events of 1865. Robert E. Lee knew better than most how desperate was the condition of the confederacy in the winter of 1864-65. Little known is his involvement in efforts by some high leaders to bring about an armistice, and …

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Our Stories: Post-WWII Through the Civil Rights Era

When: February 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: CRRL Headquarters Library, 1201 Caroline St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

A panel of community members from our area – Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, and Westmoreland – will share their experiences that parallel, in ways both large and small, those of the women profiled in the book, Hidden Figures, our Rappahannock Reads selection. How were the challenges, obstacles, and opportunities encountered by …

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CRHC CLOSED

When: January 7, 2017 all-day
Where: Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, 900 Barton St #111, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

The Center will be closed today due to inclement weather.

CRHC ClOSED

When: November 23, 2016 – November 24, 2016 all-day
Where: Central Rappahannock Heritage Center, 900 Barton St #111, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

The Center will be closed  November 23 -24, 2016.

Night in Washington’s Day

When: November 12, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Ferry Farm, 268 Kings Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22405, USA

During Night in Washington’s Day, families and visitors of all ages learn about the history of the night sky through the constellation stories known to George Washington and other early Americans. Witness a theater scene depicting Revolutionary War soldiers by their campfire. Discover how early Americans used lanterns, candles, and …

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BOOK SIGNING AT ELLWOOD MANOR

When: November 6, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Hwy, Locust Grove, VA 22508, USA

The Rappahannock Historical Society will host a book-signing event Sunday, Nov. 6 from 3-5 p.m. at Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Hwy, Locust Grove. Author Carolyn Jones Elstner will be in attendance celebrating the release of her new book, “Dear Old Ellwood, A Home in the Wilderness.” Co-author Katherine Porter Clark …

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