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Pictured here is the Presbyterian Church of Fredericksburg
March 13, 2018

A Vast Hospital

Inscription: “Wounded Union soldiers in a Fredericksburg yard, May 1864. All but one of these men have been wounded in…

March 15, 2018

A Vibrant, But Segregated Community

Inscription: “In the aftermath of the Civil War, numerous former slaves came to Fredericksburg where there was already an established…

Pictured is the Angel of Marye’s Heights with Brompton in the background
March 19, 2018

Angel of Marye’s Heights

Inscription: “While the Civil War entailed immense destruction and tragedy, it did not always engender hate. For two days following…

Pictured here is the Slave Auction Block and a view of Williams Street
March 20, 2018

Auction Block

Inscription: “Fredericksburg’s Principal Auction Site in Pre-Civil War Days for Slaves and Property. Research: The Fredericksburg Auction block is a…

Pictured here is the site of the Barton Street Potters Field
April 17, 2018

The Barton Street Potter’s Field

Inscription: “This marker commemorates the indigent and unknown once interred on this site. Provided by the City in 1816 and…

Pictured here is the building that is set on the site of the original Bridgewater Mills
March 22, 2018

Bridgewater Mills

Inscription: “On the site formerly stood office and warehouse of the Bridgewater Mills 1822 – 1908 Operated by members of…