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Rising Sun Tavern

Fredericksburg (Independent City), Virginia
County of Fredericksburg.
1306 Caroline Street
National Register Number: 66000919
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - hotel. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: VA-1 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Restored Inn: www.apva.org/apva/rising.html..
Web Site: www.apva.org/apva/rising.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - January 29, 1964):
Built in 1760 by Charles Washington, the youngest brother of George Washington, the tavern was a meeting place for Southern leaders on their way to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. It was also the scene of a Peace Ball celebrating the victory at Yorktown in 1781.

Roof replaced two years ago. No other known threats to building.

Roof replaced two years ago.

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