Washington Heritage Museums:
A Legacy of Preservation & History in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Washington Heritage Museums is a 501(c)3 membership organization established to assume ownership and management of four historic house museums in downtown Fredericksburg: Mary Washington House, Hugh Mercer Apothecary, St. James' House and Rising Sun Tavern.
We are an active organization of several hundred members dedicated to grow the support that will ensure the relevance of these legacies for generations to come.
Washington Heritage Museums hosts regular educational programs and social events. Our organization manages, maintains and staffs the museums.
We continue to grow our active membership to generate the resources necessary to preserve these priceless historic properties for enjoyment and appreciation of current and future generations.
Washington Heritage Museums, and our many programs, are generously supported by Virginia Humanities.
Bourbon & Boxwood
Bourbon and Boxwood 2021 has been postponed until May 14th, 2022. Thank you for your understanding!
This was a decision not easily reached, but as museums contribute to the heart and soul of a community, we feel a responsibility for its health and wellbeing. With the Fredericksburg region classified as an area of high transmission, it became clear that the safest course of action was to shift our celebration to the spring.
Interested in supporting the museums through sponsorship of this event? Click to visit our sponsorship page or contact Anne Darron at 540-373-5630.