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 … Continued
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 … Continued
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“22 Presidents Who Visited Stafford County” with Jane Conner
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 … Continued
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 … Continued
The Center will be closed today due to inclement weather.
The Center will be closed November 23 -24, 2016.
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 … Continued