20th 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 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 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…

A view from down Princess Anne Street, you can see the spire of the Baptist Church built by the White Population of the old site Shiloh Church.
March 31, 2018

Fredericksburg Baptist Church

Inscription: The prominent sanctuary to your right is the Fredericksburg Baptist Church, constructed in 1854-55. When it was built, Princess…

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…