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Aquia Church

Aquia Church

A national historic landmark, built between 1751-1757, Aquia is one of the finest examples of colonial church architecture in Virginia, and one of the oldest churches still actively used in America. The church is noted for its Aquia stone trim, like what was quarried...
Spotsylvania County Museum

Spotsylvania County Museum

The Museum relates County history from 1722 with its collection of artifacts and exhibits beginning with John Smith’s earliest expiration through the Civil War exhibit, “17 Days in May”, the Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse.  You will enjoy learning the history...
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont – The richly furnished country house and working studio of American impressionist painter Gari Melchers (1860-1932) can be seen as they appeared in the 1920s. Explore the colorful formal gardens and wooded hiking trails...
John J. Wright Educational & Cultural Center Museum

John J. Wright Educational & Cultural Center Museum

Our museum is named after the man who, in 1905, organized a community of black baptist churches to focus on developing high school education.  As such, our permanent exhibit tells the history of African American education in Spotsylvania, while our rotating exhibits...
Fredericksburg Area Museum

Fredericksburg Area Museum

Located in downtown Fredericksburg, VA, the FAM is a cultural and educational hub in a thriving, historic city. Fredericksburg’s core, containing a 40-block historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is surrounded by Civil War battlefields,...
Shannon Air Museum

Shannon Air Museum

Come see the 1936 Vultee V-1AD Special,the only one left in the world, custom built for Publisher William Randolph Hearst, Sr. and part of one of the rarest private collection of antique aircraft in the world at Shannon historic operational airport.
Rappahannock Railroad Museum

Rappahannock Railroad Museum

Come by on a Saturday morning and visit our two cabooses, baggage car, and newly opened museum buildings, featuring operating model railroad layouts of various gauges! The Little Yellow Train. Our main attraction is the ‘Little Yellow Train’; an open air...
St. George’s Episcopal Church

St. George’s Episcopal Church

Step inside the church and discover the beauty of a 19th century example of Romanesque Revival Architecture with an ancient basilica layout. During the 20th century, its plain white windows were replaced with the magnificent stained glass you see today, including...