History Buffs: If your idea of a good travel experience is to get lost in the story of a new place, then Fredericksburg, VA, truly is your cup of tea. Start by picking a storied setting to lay your head at night. Stevenson Ridge, situated next to the Spotsylvania Battlefield, boasts nine private cottages in restored structures from the 18th and 19th centuries, each of which has its own story to tell.
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Civil War Weekend Returns to Historic Sully On Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., experience the sights, smells and sounds of the Civil War at Sully. Skirmishes each day illustrate military maneuvers of the period. Civilian reenactors recreate the daily experiences of NOVA residents during the early years of the Civil War. Play historic games and enjoy music on the lawn.