A tour of the battlefields can take anywhere from a couple hours to a few days. The best place to start is the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center. There is a museum and an overview video of battles in the area. At each of the battlefields, it is possible to spend the entire day walking the trails and reading the interpretive signs.
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Traveling on I-95, use exit 126 to Route 1 South. Be sure to get in the left-hand lane to turn left onto Southpoint Parkway. The Visitor Center will be on the left, before you get to Cracker Barrel.
The Visitor Center is located at:4704 Southpoint ParkwayFredericksburg, VA 22407
Many Spotsylvania addresses have the Fredericksburg zip codes of 22407 and 22408. If you see either of these zip codes, know that they are Spotsylvania addresses. Since the Spotsylvania post office is too small to handle all of the mail, and Fredericksburg has a big main post office, the 22407 and 22408 mail has been routed through the Fredericksburg office.
The Clerk of the Court records are available to review daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, including court records, deeds and wills. In addition, the Spotsylvania County Museum has local genealogy records that can be reviewed on site at the following location:9019 Old Battlefield BoulevardSpotsylvania, VA 22553
Call 540-507-7278 for more information.
There are several places to rent equipment for use on Lake Anna, including:
Both the Spotsylvania Visitor Center and the Spotsylvania Museum have a limited number of souvenirs.
The Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War is the commemoration of the Civil War battles fought 150 years ago.