John Hennessy announces National Park Service retirement

John Hennessy announces National Park Service retirement

Aug 11, 2021by Lily Eghtessad in History

John Hennessy, the chief historian at Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, has announced his retirement from the National Park Service, effective September 1.

Civil War magazine features Fredericksburg

Civil War magazine features Fredericksburg

Sep 23, 2020by Bill Freehling in History

The September edition of America’s Civil War magazine features Fredericksburg — focusing on its rich Civil War history and the remaining buildings and sites in town that played a key role in the fighting.

HFFI names award winners

HFFI names award winners

Mar 10, 2020by Amy Peregoy in History

Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Inc. (HFFI) this week named its annual award winners based on accomplishments and contributions to the historic preservation of Fredericksburg.