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In 2018 the Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany and OSTKREUZ Agentur der Fotografen are jointly sponsoring the exhibition “Totally East” about everyday life in East Germany. It features photos by the renowned photographer Harald Hauswald and texts by Stefan Wolle, Scientific Director of the GDR Museum in Berlin.
UMW Combs Hall - Basement
This exhibit is part of UMW's 2018 German Campus Weeks –...

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The Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society Board of Directors cordially invites you to attend the inaugural meeting of The Fredericksburg Chapter of the Virginia Historical Society Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Shannon Air Museum in Fredericksburg, Virginia Casual attire. Coffee and pastries provided RSVP vahsonline@gmail.com Or call 540-376-3265

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The Historic Fredericksburg Foundaiton, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of its brand new publication, Homes for the Holidays: Historic Fredericksburg's Candlelight Tradition. The new book will give you a look back at the Candlelight Tour since its inception in 1971. Learn the history of houses that have been featured on the tour, see historic images, and read how the tour has come to be the treasured event we know today. The event is FREE and open to the public! Bring your friends! ...

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Rising Sun Tavern Keeper John Frazer died on the property shortly after opening the business in the 1790’s – and some say he never left. Join us for a “spirited” candlelight tour highlighting the life of John Frazer and his alleged afterlife pranks! Thanks to Culpeper Paranormal Investigations, we have new and exciting information to share with you! Don’t miss this event! LIMITED AVAILABILITY ADMISSION. Timed tours are given each ½ hour. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for the gen...

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Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center. Free.

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A reenactment/ living history event focusing on December of 1776. Come see Revolutionary War-era military and civilian occupations brought to life. This event is hosted by Washington Heritage Museums and The 7th Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line, the parent group of MWLH. It will take place at the Mary Washington House in downtown Fredericksburg from 11-4 on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. FREE and open to the public!

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Tour the Mary Washington House by evening's glow in the spirit of an 18th century Christmas. Shop for unique gifts in the gift shop while sipping hot cider and sampling Mary Washington's famous gingerbread. The gift shop will be hosting a sale with so many wonderful items to choose from you will be able to cross some holiday shopping off your list! This FREE event is Washington Heritage Museums gift to a supportive community!

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A holiday tour of the Rising Sun Tavern is a treat for the entire family! Join us to tour this historic property, beautifully decorated for the season and vibrant for the holidays. Taste seasonal treats and beverages, including Glasgow Punch, and listen to Colonial Faire in the Taproom during this FREE event! We will also have live vignettes of Tavern life. Special thanks to Flavors of Fredericksburg for sponsoring our open house. This FREE event is Washington Heritage Museums gift to a su...

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Savor the season in Fredericksburg, Virginia and enjoy guided tours of historic homes. Homes include 704, 707, and 804 Prince Edward Street and 408 and 505 Hanover Street. Professional decorators, designers, and artists beautifully decorate each home for the holidays—a delight for the eye and an inspiration to the HGTV-lover inside of you. Visit the Candlelight Tour Gift Shop at 725 Jackson Street. Work on your holiday shopping while enjoying free hot apple cider and cookies inside a renov...

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Come enjoy the magic of the holidays at Stratford Hall! Dressed for the season, the Great House will be decorated for Christmas in a modern fashion. Christmas trees, garland, lights, and more will be found throughout the Great House! This annual event will capture many of the best parts of our previous celebrations with a new focus on festive and thoughtful presentations. Live music will be offered in the Visitor Center, Southwest Outbuilding, and Great Hall. On the lower floor of the Grea...

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