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Marine Corps Tour in Washington DC
"Begin your 6-hour tour with transportation from your hotel to the Iwo Jima Memorial. In your intimate group of 2-5 people follow your professional guide as you learn about the fascinating history of the US Marine Corps. Journey on to the Marine Corps Barracks to walk on the ceremonial grounds of this National Historic Landmark. Then visit multiple Marine C one of the top tourist attractions in Virginia. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Clubs of Quantico during your tour. This 6-hour tour includes travel time between sites lunch and a tour of each location you visit. Discover the incredible bravery of the US Marine Corp on this exclusive and personalized guided tour. """"Observe our nation's finest on this 6-hour tour. In a small group of 2-5 people
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Mount Vernon Admission Ticket
"Mount Vernon — once home to the United States' first president George Washington — is located just outside Washington DC. With your admission ticket you may spend as long as you'd like there on a visit that includes the mansion (most visitors spend at least three hours at Mount Vernon). Your time at the estate is flexible except for entering the mansion which is done at preselected time slots; choose a specific time when booking.When you arrive start in the Ford Orientation Center to watch an introductory film that presents a historical overview of key points in Washington’s life. Visit the Donald W. Reynolds Museum and Education Center to see a collection of more than 700 objects including Washington's dentures
From $17.00
 
Private Tour: George Washington's Mount Vernon
"When you arrive at Mount Vernon head to the Ford Orientation Center to meet your private guide and discuss whatever questions and curiosities you have. The advantage of a private tour is that the itinerary and commentary can be tailored to fit your particular interests. Begin your your guide can provide an introduction while escorting you through the garden and grounds of the iconic estate. You'll also take an intimate tour of the resplendent 21-room mansion including areas not typically seen by visitors.Learn about the 18th-century English-style garden overseen by Washington who had hundreds of native trees and shrubs planted along with produce. If you’d like visit the Pioneer Farm to learn about the lives of some 100 field slaves who put Washington’s agrarian ideas into practice on the plantation's 3000 cultivated acres (1
From $45.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Fredericksburg

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thomas jackson shrine

confederate general thomas "stonewall" jackson was wounded by "friendly" fire in the battle of chancellorsville on may 2 nd 1863. his friend and surgeon hunter h. mcguire amputated his left arm in...
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The Suburban Assault Vehicle...My RV

The Hummers got nothing on me.Four and a half tons of fun..... I'm going to scan some of our Motorhome trip photos sooner or later.That Suburban Assault vehicle quote is from Dave Barry15 years old...
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Civil War Battlefields

The area has four major Battlefields to offer. All of the battlefields are run by the National Parks Service and for $4.00 a person, you can get a 7 day pass to tour all the parks. The battlefields...
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Rappahannock River

The Friends of the Rappahannock help to educate people about this river. It's the longest free-flowing river in the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed, running along the eastern side of Fredericksburg....
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Sculpture of "Lance"

This is another work by Clydetta Fulmer commissioned by our local newsper the Free Lance Star.I've been told they have taken to calling him Lance now although the intent I believe was to portray Mr...
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Crossing over the Rappahannock...

Crossing over the Rappahannock River from the Falmouth Bridge on Route 1 south into Fredericksburg, instead of going into town, take a right at the stoplight next to the Kentucky Fried Chicken and the...
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Stratford Hall - the...

Stratford Hall - the birthplace of Robert E. Lee. A 45-minute drive from Fredericksburg, near the George Washington Birthplace National Monument. Well worth the $8 per head admission price. I...
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Come and see how they used to practice medicine.

The Appothocary shop lets you experience the joys of old time medicine. You get to see how they used leeches and see the old instruments that the good ol' doc used to remove limbs.
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4800 Market Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22408, United States
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595 Warrenton Rd., Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22406-1025, United States
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605 Warrenton Rd., Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22405, United States
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557 Warrenton Road, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22406, United States
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5321 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22408, United States
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2205 Plank Road, I-95 Exit 130 A, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 22401-5226, United States
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Top Things to Do in Fredericksburg

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Jail Alley

While I was walking along Caroline Street, I passed an alley with the words "Jail Alley" painted on the wall of a building in the alley. I took a few pictures and decided to check this out when I...
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Town Hall and Market Square

The historic Town Hall and market square was constructed between 1814 and 1816. It is currently the home of the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center. The square is used for outdoor musical...
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Corporation Court House

The first courthouse in Fredericksburg was built in 1732. This was torn down in 1851 and a new brick courthouse was erected. The courthouse tower was used as a signal tower and surveillance point by...
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The Presbyterian Chruch of Fredericksburg

The congregation was founded in 1808 but the building came later. Unusual architecture for a church, the building was erected in 1833. It suffered heavy damage during the Civil War and was restored...
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St. George Episcopal Church

There is a plaque on the building stating the church was established in 1720. However this refers to the congregation and no the building. A wood structure church was constructed on the site in 1741....
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