Fredericksburg Area Museum

Fredericksburg Area Museum

FAM seeks to connect today’s residents and visitors with stories of our community’s nation-shaping history. Through ever-changing exhibitions, free public programs, and special events, the FAM has something for everyone. Visit our website www.FAMVA.org for more information.

The Rowser Building

The Rowser Building

Originally built in 1939 by the Public Works Administration as the Stafford Training School (a term used in the South to differentiate a White high school from a Black high school). It was the only place where Black students could receive an education beyond the 7th...
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont

He was one of the most successful painters of his time, sought out by the rich and famous.  She was a beautiful, young art student, and his biggest fan.  They fell in love on an ocean liner and spent their lives sharing art. More than a hundred years later, the story...