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Quirky, informal history with a unique guide

This was a highlight of my walking tour of historic Fredericksburg. Make sure you chat with the... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Edward M
Alexandria, Virginia
Historical Architecture and Excavation

This ancient warehouse on the Rappahnock River is a good site to visit. You can see the areas of... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

This was a highlight of my walking tour of historic Fredericksburg. Make sure you chat with the talkative & knowledgable operator. He came to Fredericksburg decades ago from Michigan planning to make money discovering and selling Civil War relics in old houses he renovated. He...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

This ancient warehouse on the Rappahnock River is a good site to visit. You can see the areas of flood, and of the difference in brick and architecture from the time it was built until now. Interesting and historical. Was in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is a neat place for a quick bit of history. The archeological dig in the basement and all of the good information provided by the man who runs the museum were well worth it. And you can do it in a very short amount...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

This is a fun stop. Great for kids and curious adults. Cool exhibits, different artifacts you can buy. But the cool factor is down the stairs where you can sift through the dirt in hopes of a historic artifact. And you get to play in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

Interesting seeing how the items were made back then and the workers in dress according to that frame. Great attitudes and spirit

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

The old stone wharehouse, current structure 1813, survived the Cilvil War with some artillery shell holes still visible. The basement dates back to mid 1750s

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 31, 2016

Go back in time 100's of years when you walk thru the Old Stone Warehouse. The operator gave us so much information about what we were stepping through. It sits right by the Chatham bridge on the bank of the river. There is no AC...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MG L
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This old building is open to the public. The operator is apparently an artist who uses the building to display and sell his artwork....but the operator is obviously in love with the history! He gave us the rundown of the buildings history and allows visitors...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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