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A Community Day of Remembrance and Reflection

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

In partnership with the National Park Service, Friends of Chatham is hosting this special event to recognize the 250th anniversary of the completion of William Fitzhugh’s Chatham Manor in 1771. The all day event will include:

  • Dramatic presentations about two of Chatham’s famous women
  • Music
  • Tours of the Gardens and Greenhouses
  • Student Art Show
  • Chatham crafts demonstrations such as blacksmithing, quilting, and weaving
  • Living History encampment
  • Interpretative Tours by National Park Service Personnel
  • COST: Free to all

Your financial support will help to defray the costs of the event.  All Sponsors will be recognized on our website, in all printed materials about the event and on display cards at the event.  Additionally, Sponsors who contribute $500+ to the video productions, will be acknowledged in the credits of the video.  $1000 donors will also receive two tickets to the upcoming Art Auction event at Belmont on April 24th, 2022.  Your generous contribution can be mailed to Friends of Chatham, PO Box 36, Fredericksburg, VA 22404.  Please mark the check, Day of Remembrance.

A Community Day of

Remembrance and Reflection


(As of 1 October, 2021)

Fitzhugh Sponsorship Level ~ $1000 or above

Stafford County & Virginia Commission for the Arts

Jim & Beth Stenstrom

Devore Sponsorship Level ~ $500 to $999

Catherine Walker

Nancy Fahy

Midge Vittoria

Barbara Chadwick

Pratt Sponsorship Level ~ $250 to $499

Sharon Adinolfi

RappArts: The Arts & Cultural Council of the Rappahannock

Mitchell Sponsorship Level ~ $100 to $249

Charles & Mary Wynn McDaniel

Dietmar & Mary Lou Weselin

Beth Newburger

Tucker Fitz-Hugh Revocable Trust

Barton Sponsorship Level ~ Under $100

Anne Betz

Penny Parrish

Rosemarie & John McKeown

Arlene Wilkinson

Thank you all!

We are grateful for all of the sponsorships we have received to date and look forward to receiving additional sponsorships soon!


October 15
10:00 am - 4:30 pm


Cathy Walker


Chatham Manor
120 Chatham Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 United States
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(540) 654-5121