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Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitors Center

Contains exhibits, 22-minute movie and bookstore to help orient visitors to the 1863 battle.  A seven mile driving tour and several walking trails provide access to the key spots on the battlefield including Salem Church and the Stonewall Jackson Shrine.  Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park is the second largest military park in the world. It preserves and interprets the history of four major battlefields scattered over the city of Fredericksburg and four counties. In addition to the park visitor centers at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, there are four historic buildings that are open to the public: Chatham Manor, a stately colonial mansion with beautiful gardens and views of old town Fredericksburg and the Rappahannock River; Salem Church, a Baptist Church that served as a refugee center for the citizens of Fredericksburg during the Battle of Fredericksburg; Stonewall Jackson Shrine, where Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson died on May 10, 1863; Ellwood Manor, used as a hospital by the Confederates during the Chancellorsville Campaign and as a headquarters and hospital by the Union during the Wilderness Campaign.

Tour Information:
The park is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Admission Fee/Ticket Price:
Entrance to the park is free
Address:
9001 Plank Road
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401
Website:
http://www.nps.gov/frsp/index.htm
Directions to:
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