Belmont, 224 Washington St. Falmouth, VA 18th-century home and studio of American artist Gari Melchers
Ferry Farm, Route 3 E. Fredericksburg, VA George Washington's home from age six. It was here, according to fable that he cut down his father's cherry tree
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, 120 Chatham Lane Fredericksburg, VA 22405 Bloodiest battleground on the North American continent. About 110,000 men died during the four major battles fought in the region
George Washington Birthplace, 1732 Popes Creek Road Washington's Birthplace, VA 22443
Popes Creek Plantation, where Washington was born and learned to be a surveyor
George Washington Boyhood Home Site, 237 King's Hwy.Fredericksburg, VA
Hugh Mercer Apothecary, 1020 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA 18th-century building restored to house the apothecary of Dr. Hugh Mercer, whose patients included Mary Washington
Kenmore Plantation, 1201 Washington Ave.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Home of Col. Fielding Lewis and his wife, Betty Washington Lewis, sister of George Washington
Mary Washington House, 1200 Charles St.
Fredericksburg, VA Bought by George for his mother in 1772; she lived here until her death in 1789. Here she was visited by General Lafayette. Some original furnishings. Boxwood garden.
Mary Washington Monument Washington Ave and Pitt St Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Where Mrs. Washington often went to rest and pray and where she is buried.
Old Slave Block William and Charles Sts Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Circular block of sandstone about 3 feet high from which ladies mounted their horses and slaves were auctioned in antebellum days.
Rising Sun Tavern, 1306 Caroline St.
Fredericksburg, VA Built around 1760 by Charles Washington, younger brother of George Washington. The Rising Sun was a favorite stopover and meeting place for southern leaders on their way to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia
Scotchtown, VA 685 NW of Ashland, VA Home to patriot Patrick Henry and, earlier, to First Lady Dolley Madison. While living here, Henry made his most famous speeches and served in the Continental Congress
St. James House 1300 Charles St Fredericksburg, VA 22401 (540) 373-1569 Frame house built in 1760s, antique furnishings, porcelain and silver collections; landscaped gardens. (Open Historic Garden Week in April and first week in October; other times by appointment)
Stratford Hall, Route 214 VA Birthplace of Robert E. Lee. The brick house, completed around 1730, has been restored. The surrounding acreage is a working farm. Nearby communities include Montross