19th Century Category

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 Bound for Freedom Historical Marker
April 24, 2018

Bound For Freedom

Inscription:  The Civil War spilled into the Rappahannock valley in the spring of 1862. While the main armies campaigned on…

Pictured here is Fredericksburg Battlefield Center--one of the entrances to the battlefield
April 2, 2018

Calvin Coolidge (Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Battlefields)

Inscription: Dedicated October 19, 1928 by Calvin Coolidge President of the United States To commemorate the beginning of work on…

Pictured here is a formal portrait of Clara Barton taken by James E. Purdy in 1904.
March 23, 2018

Clara Barton

Inscription:  “1862 – 1962 In Memory of Clara Barton Founder of the American Red Cross. A devoted nurse and tireless…

Pictured here is the canal ditch
April 17, 2018

The Canal Ditch

Inscription: “The post-Civil War street in front of you, Kenmore Avenue, covers a wartime millrace or canal ditch. On December…

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…