18th Century Category

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…

Pictured is the side view of Hurkamp Park
April 17, 2018

The Corporation Burying Ground

Inscription: “The park around you was once known as the Corporation Burying Ground. Burials occurred here from 1787 through 1853…

Pictured here is the rear view of the second town hall and the site of the first town hall and market square
March 31, 2018

First Town Hall and Market House

Inscription: On this site stood Fredericksburg’s first Town Hall / Market House built c. 1763. The building most likely had…

Pictured here is the city seal for Fredericksburg Virginia
March 25, 2018


Inscription: Captain John Smith was here in 1608; Lederer, the explorer, in 1670. In May 1671 John Buckner and Thomas…

Pictured here is Fredericksburg United Methodist Church
March 31, 2018

Fredericksburg United Methodist Church

  Inscription: This church sanctuary was built in 1882, the fifth building to be used by the congregation, and the…

Picture of the landscape in Hurkamp Park
April 23, 2018

From Burying Ground to Park

Inscription: In 1774, St. George’s Parish purchased the land around you for a cemetery. Following the American Revolution and disestablishment…