Journal of Fredericksburg History:
Scholarly and Readable
Fredericksburg Foundation has for several
years now published annual volumes of
illustrated scholarly articles as The
Journal of Fredericksburg History (ISSN
1093-2771). Volume 8 has just appeared,
covering the theme of entertainment with
articles on colonial theater, horse
racing, a 19th-century social hall, early
movie theaters, and an oral history. The
journal is available for purchase, and
submissions (five to ten thousand words)
are welcome from anyone who has written
about the history of Fredericksburg,
Virginia and its surrounding area.
Journals available for purchase:
“Fredericksburg’s Early Civil War
Books and Pamphlets” by Robert K. Krick.
“All is Not as it Appears: The Changing
Landscape of the Masonic Cemetery” by
“Railroads and Reapers: Agriculture in
Spotsylvania County in the Mid-Nineteenth
Century” by Barbara M Copp.
“Lands, houses, and slaves: The 1798
Federal Direct Tax in Spotsylvania County,
Virginia” by Pamela L. Higgins.
Fredericksburg Images: “View of
“ ‘One of the Greatest Military Feats
of the War:’ Military Milestone at
Fredericksburg” by Frank A. O’Reilly.
“The Falmouth Canal and Its Mills: An
Industrial History” by John Janney
“Martha Stevens: The Woman Behind the
Legend” by Teri A. Jeske.
“Kenmore’s Yankees: The Beardsleys in
Fredericksburg” by Gary Norman and Edgar
“Special Operation Training in
Fredericksburg, 1942” Oral History of
Fredericksburg Images: “1887 Crib Dike”
“ ‘The Desert Fox’ at
Chancellorsville? A German Officer’s
Interest in the American Civil War” by
Eric J Mink.
“Embrey Dam and a Context for
Hydroelectricity in Fredericksburg” by
Dr Douglas W Sanford.
“Mutua1 Assurance Society Insurance
Policies: A Means to study Eighteenth
Century Fredericksburg” by Holly L
“ ‘The Search For a Brother:’A
Memoir of John E Curran” Edited by
“Lemuel W. Houston: An Oral History”
Interviewer: Mark C. Jenkins
Fredericksburg Images: “1880’s and
1990’s comparative photos”
“The Washington Farm: Its Elusive Deed
History and Its Location Within the
Catlett Patent” by Thena S. Jones
“ ‘Take a Good Ready and Start Monday
Morning’: Abraham Lincoln in
Fredericksburg, May 1862” by Elizabeth
“Belvoir: The Home of a Spotsylvania
County Family During the Civil War” by
John J. Hennessy.
“Warren Farmer: An Oral History”
Interviewer: Mark C. Jenkins.
Fredericksburg Images: “Edwin Forbes and
A.R. Waud Battlefield Sketches”
“Oakley: Renewal of an Historic Farm in
Spotsylvania County, Virginia” by Mary
Anne Harney Monroe.
“Prosperity in Hard Times:
Fredericksburg During the Great Depression”
by Eric D. Powell.
“Early Residential Electrical Wiring:
1106 Charles Street, Fredericksburg,
Virginia” by Bradley L. Hedrick.
“Anne Wilson Rowe: An Oral History”
Interviewer: Debra Nidel.
Fredericksburg Images: “Albert Kern
Photos of Civil War Sites”.
“Drug Dealing in America, Part I: A
History of Colonial Medicine Sales in
Fredericksburg” by John Rector.
Fredericksburg Images: “Photographs of
Pharmacists and Drugstores”
“The Lewis Store — A Restoration
Project of the Historic Fredericksburg
Foundation, Inc.” by Jack D. Warren, Jr.
“George Washington’s Teacher: An
Uncommon Man” by Rebecca Campbell Light.
“That Sable Hero: African-Americans in
the Fredericksburg Area Battlefields” by
Dr James K Bryant, II .
“ ‘Willingness Alone Does Not
Constitute A Serviceable Organization’
” The Garfield Light Infantry,
1881-1895, by Roger D Cunningham.
“Colonial Fredericksburg and Theatrical
Entertainment” by Tom Clark.
“A History of the Fredericksburg Jockey
Club” by Paula S. Felder.
“ ‘Tonight at Citizens Hall….’
Fredericksburg’s Theater on Princess
Anne Street” by John Hennessy.
“Fredericksburg Movie Theatres: From the
Opera House to Mr. Pitts” by Clare
“I Would Dance and Dance and Never Sit
Down”: Oral History of Mary Frances
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