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 … Continued
The Center will be closed November 5, 2016. We will be open on November 12, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
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 … Continued
The Center will be closed on Saturday, September 3, and will reopen on September 6 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Beth Daly will be giving a Power Point presentation about Fitzhugh Lee who became the 40th Governor of Virginia. He was the nephew of Robert E. Lee. During the Civil War he was a general in the Confederate Army … Continued
This free, family-friendly event commemorates the arrival of the Union Army in 1862. Each year dozens of living history displays, Sharp Shooters, and militia set up on the grounds of the Moncure Conway House in Falmouth. Meet President Abraham Lincoln! … Continued
SAVE THE DATE! Central Rappahannock Heritage Center 6th Annual Rappahannock Repast Sunday, October 2, 2016 4:00-7:00 PM On the grounds of Braehead Manor Fredericksburg National Battlefield Park … Continued
“No Matter What Befalls Me.” June 29, 2 p.m. Author and historian Patrick Sullivan addresses the Wilderness Friends of the Library. Free; public invited. Sullivan, a Spotsylvania County native, will focus on families in the Fredericksburg region and how events … Continued
Elizabeth Daly of Central Rappahannock Heritage Center’s board of directors speaks to Lake of the Woods Civil War Study Group about the archives and its preservation of several hundred thousand historic documents and photos from Fredericksburg area. A treasure trove … Continued
We will have a booth at the Art of Aging on Wednesday at the Fredericksburg Expo and Conference Center! Come on out and stop by our booth. We would love to hear about your history in the area and talk … Continued