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October 3, 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fort Germanna Visitor Center
2062 Germanna Highway (Rt3)

Locust Grove, VA 22508
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Fort Germanna Public Access Day

Saturday, October 3, 2020

In conjunction with the 300th Anniversary of Spotsylvania County in 2021, Lt. Governor Alexander Spotswood will be at the Fort Germanna Archaeological site to proclaim the formation of Spotsylvania County at 10:30 am on Saturday, October 3, 2020. Visitors will get the chance to see the progress made by archaeologists searching for the fort commissioned by Lt. Governor Alexander Spotswood in 1714. Hear about the everyday experiences of the English, the German colonists and the African American populations who lived and worked at Germanna. Stop by the Fort Germanna Visitor Center to pick up directions to the dig site and learn the story of why two Germanna colonies settled on the Virginia frontier.

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