Potomac Creek Bridge

Potomac Creek Bridge

“Beanpoles and cornstalks,” is what President Abraham Lincoln called the once 80-foot-high, 400-foot-long Potomac Creek Bridge when he crossed it in 1862.  Although the bridge no longer stands today, you can visit the the stone blocks...
Government Island

Government Island

Located in the middle of Stafford I-95 exit 140, Visit the quarry where the U.S. Government’s most famous buildings were born. ¬†Government Island, a historic 18th and 19th century quarry site provided Aquia sandstone for the construction of the U.S. Capitol and...
George Washington’s Ferry Farm

George Washington’s Ferry Farm

George Washington was 6 years old in 1738 when his family moved to this farm on the Rappahannock River across from Fredericksburg. The Ferry Farm Visitor Center features displays of colonial and Civil War artifacts found on the property and the lab, where...

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