Fredericksburg The Offcicial Guide
Sunday, October 26, 2014
The Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of its brand new publication, Fredericksburg: The Official Guide. Endorsed by the City of Fredericksburg, the new book contains narratives on 39 of our area’s most notable historic places, a pull-out map, modern color photographs, and historic images. Join us at the James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library—one of our city’s preeminent historic sites—to celebrate the release of this exciting publication. Guests will enjoy:
- Complementary admission to the Museum
- Wine & hors d'oeuvres in the garden
- The opportunity to be the first to purchase the book
RSVPs suggested: firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is free and open to the public!
Guide Preorder Form
Guide Vendor Preorder Form
College Heights Tour
Join University of Mary Washington Professor, Michael Spencer, for a guided tour of the historic College Heights neighborhood.
Learn the history of the University of Mary Washington area, including the history of buildings that are now part of the campus,
through historic photos, maps, and extensive research efforts.
44th Annual Candlelight Tour
December 13-14, 2014
101 Pitt Street; River Terrace
1303 Caroline Street; The Schooler House Bed & Breakfast
1304 Caroline Street; The Rising Sun Tavern (Day Tour ONLY)
1316 Caroline Street
1501 Caroline Street; Wellford House (Evening Tour ONLY)
1518 Caroline Street & 1601 Caroline Street
Daytime Tour tickets may be purchased for $30 each on the 13th & 14th at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center (706 Caroline Street) and the Candlelight Tour Gift Shop at 1414 Caroline Street (entrance on Princess Anne Street) that weekend ONLY.
Ticket grants admission to all tour properties and includes entertainment, refreshments, and a tour book filled with facts on Fredericksburg history and architecture and some great coupons for downtown businesses.
Stop by the Candlelight Tour Gift Shop, that weekend ONLY, to pick up your tour book and to purchase your 2014 Ornament (a replica of one of the sidelights that frame the main entrance to 1601 Caroline Street). There will be unique craft items and HFFI items for sale; as well as complimentary cider and cookies for your enjoyment.
Evening Tour by Candlelight & Cocktail Party
Saturday Evening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tour of Homes: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cocktail Party: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Limited Number Sold!
Get your tickets early!
Call 540-371-4504 for more information!
Evening Tour Ticket (1)
Evening Tour Ticket (2)
2014 Candlelight Tour Ornament
The design of the 2014 Historic Fredericksburg Foundation, Inc. (HFFI), Ornament was inspired by the
sidelights framing the main entrance at 1601 Caroline Street, one of the homes featured on this year’s Candlelight Tour.
This year’s ornament, a limited edition pewter
casting, individually numbered and dated, is a unique and lasting symbol of the Foundation’s 2014 Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes.