Sunken Hill Battlefield

History Located in Fredericksburg Virginia at Sunken Road, The Battle of Fredericksburg was fought on December 11-15, 1862. This battle marked another unsuccessful attempt by the Union army to move south against the Confederate capital at Richmond. The Union suffered over 12,600 casualties and the Confederate losses were around 5,300 casualties. To this day, there [...]

Graffiti House

History: Located in Brandy Station Virginia, the Graffiti House was constructed in 1858 by James Barbour and is one of the only remaining structures that was built before the American Civil War. The house was built near the Orange & Alexandra Railroad and because of this, the house was considered a strategic location that was [...]

Bunny Man Bridge

History Located in Fairfax Virginia, the Bunny Man Bridge is an urban legend that began in the 1970 with several different variations of the tale. This bridge located at 6497 Colchester Road is also an overpass for trains which was built in 1906, part of the Civil War era of railroad stations. While there is [...]

Weems-Botts Museum

History Located at 3944 Cameron Street in Dumfries Virginia, the Weems-Botts House has been a historical landmark since the 1700’s. Built in 1749, this house was originally built to serve as a vestry, a sacred place to keep religious items, for the Quantico Church. Along with the House, there is the Weems-Botts Museum Annex that [...]

Hollywood Cemetery

History Named for the holly trees that grow on the land, Hollywood Cemetery is located at 413 S Cherry Street in Richmond, Virginia. While being established in 1847, the cemetery is still operational to this day. It was designed as a garden cemetery by architect John Notman and is extremely beautiful, creating this popular landscape [...]