Mystery and History of the Fredericksburg Area

George Washington's footsteps seem to echo on the paths and streets of his hometown. Begin this adventure into the past with tea served by Mary Washington at her home. At Kenmore, Washington’s sister’s home, you will learn the mystery of the restoration process. Next cross the Rappahannock River to Chatham. Built in 1771 by William Fitzhugh, Chatham has always been known for hospitality. The mansion played an important role in the Civil War. Washington, Lafayette and Lincoln all visited there. Complete the day with an evening tour of the Rising Sun Tavern and stories of the past.

Highlights of this tour include:

Tea served by Mary Washington at her home.
Learn the mystery of the restoration process at Kenmore Plantation.
Learn Chatham's remarkable ties to history.
Tour the Rising Sun Tavern and hear stories of the past.