The City of Fredericksburg on Thursday (Feb. 23) is set to unveil its Civil Rights Trail: “Freedom, a Work in Progress.” The three-mile walking trail guides participants through post-Civil War history, drawing together the stories — one never-before-heard testimony at a time — of Fredericksburg-area people and places that have helped shape the civil rights narrative.
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Lura Belle Nichols Hill, 1955-2023
We regret to announce the recent death of our longtime colleague and friend, Lura Belle Nichols Hill.
Fredericksburg Visitor Center property now on the market
The downtown Fredericksburg property that currently houses the City’s Visitor Center and the adjacent parking lot is for sale.
Fredericksburg named one of most-festive Christmas towns
Fredericksburg has been named one of the best places in Virginia to visit during the Christmas season.
City advancing on Visitor Center project
The City of Fredericksburg is looking for qualified and experienced architectural firms to provide design and construction drawings for a new Visitor Center downtown.
2021 Economic Impact of Fredericksburg Tourism
The 2021 economic impact of Fredericksburg Tourism was $131.5 million.
New Visitor Guides are out!
A truckload of newly designed Fredericksburg Visitor Guides arrived at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center this week.
Local artist’s work showcased at FXBG Visitor Center
A Fredericksburg artist and teacher for decades, RJ’s artwork will be on display at the Visitor Center until October 31.
Visit FXBG historic sites with the XPass
With the new XPasses available for purchase at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center (706 Caroline Street), you can visit many of the area’s historic sites all for one price.
Explore Fredericksburg’s Itty Bitty City scavenger hunt
The 18th-annual Itty Bitty City scavenger hunt has just started in FXBG. Here is a firsthand account.
Take the Washington Avenue walking tour
The Fredericksburg Visitor Center is offering a newly revised, self-guided walking tour of the Historic Washington Avenue District.
A walk in the woods at Motts Run Reservoir
The Fredericksburg area is filled with trails of all sizes, including the beautiful and beginner-friendly Motts Run Reservoir Trail.