Fredericksburg’s Architectural and History Resource

Find what came before to ensure what will remain after.


HFFI has archival information as well as advice and recommendations for repairs and maintenance for your historic building.

Explore and learn how YOU can personally preserve our past!


Archival Resources

Research the history of many Fredericksburg buildings and neighborhoods within our resources found at The Lewis Store, 1200 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA.

Files include

  • Lot files on many properties in downtown Fredericksburg
  • Themed files on local and surrounding areas, locations, and historic periods
  • Photo archives focusing primarily on buildings within the Fredericksburg area (Currently being scanned and put into a digital database made possible with support from the Virginia Heritage Fund of the Community Foundation.)
  • John J. Ballentine collection of architectural drawings (Currently housed at the University of Mary Washington)

Online Historic Building Owner Resources

Get connected with articles, resources, and important information about restoring your historic building.