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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CRHC CLOSED

When: November 5, 2016 all-day

The Center will be closed November 5, 2016. We will be open on November 12, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

CRHC Annual Meeting

When: September 20, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), 801 Sophia St, Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA

Featuring guest speaker Jane Beck, author of  “Daisy Turner’s Kin: An African American Family Saga“ Members and guests are invited to the Heritage Center’s annual meeting. It will include a summary of the past year’s activities, the election of Board Directors and Officers, and speaker Jane Beck at 7:00 p.m. …

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