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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1NO1_from-a-burying-ground-to-a-park_Fredericksburg-VA.html
"On motion made and seconded, resolved unanimously that the new burying ground be enclosed with brick...."      Council Minutes of July 6th, 1824      Robert Lewis, Mayor (Buried in the Masonic Lodge Cemetery) In 1774, St. G…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1NNH_gun-from-the-css-virginia_Fredericksburg-VA.html
This nine-inch smooth bore "Dahlgren" gun is one of the few remaining artifacts from the CSS Virginia (formerly known as the USS Merrimack). This gun saw action on March 8, 1862 off of Hampton, Virginia when the Virginia encountered and …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1N0U_the-battle-of-fredericksburg-from-lees-hill-december-1862_Fredericksburg-VA.html
"This point, densely wooded when first chosen, became the most important, perhaps, in the entire scene as the position affording the best view of all the field...." Brig. Gen. W.M. Pendleton, Lee's Chief of Artillery
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KBY_the-vermont-brigade-counterattacks_Fredericksburg-VA.html
On May 4, 1863, Colonel Lewis A. Grant's brigade of Vermont regiments held the ridge to your right front. Late i the day, Brigadier Generals Harry T. Hays and Robert Hoke launched their Louisiana and North Carolina brigades against a Union line at…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JFB_george-washingtons-boyhood-home-at-ferry-farm_Fredericksburg-VA.html
Located directly across the river from where you are standing is the site of the boyhood home of George Washington where he lived from the age of six until he was 20. The farm gets its name from the ferry that once crossed the river here, providin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1GB0_the-heights-at-smith-run_Fredericksburg-VA.html
From May 1-3, 1863 Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson fought a powerful federal army to a standstill at Chancellorsville, while Major General Jubal A. Early's division confronted the Union 6th Corps at Fredericksburg. On May 4th, followi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1G6E_elmhurst_Fredericksburg-VA.html
has been registered as aVirginia Historic Landmarkby the Virginia Board of Historic Resourcesand placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1G6C_bridgewater-mills_Fredericksburg-VA.html
On the site formerly stood office and warehouse of theBridgewater Mills1822 - 1908 Operated by members of the Ficklen family, this concern's flour won first prize at the world's first international exposition held at Paris, France in 1878. In the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1G65_the-booth-house_Fredericksburg-VA.html
American Gothic ...attributed to architect James Renwick who designed the Fredericksburg Courthouse. When built this middle class property comprised 1/4 of the present city block and contained enough pasture for one COW. House had no indoor toilet…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DBF_fredericksburgs-wharves-and-harbor_Fredericksburg-VA.html
The dock before you was once the site of a large wharf complex and ferry landing. From the founding of Fredericksburg in 1728, the river played a major role in the transportation of goods such as timber, flour and corn as well as passengers. Du…
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