Fredericksburg Research Resources

Dr. Gary Stanton of the Department of Historic Preservation maintains a website of research resources regarding Fredericksburg. This trove includes city directories dating back to 1885, indexes of newspapers, of wills and deeds, historic census lists, and many other historic resources. Most recently, Dr. Stanton has added an index of surviving building permits from 1938-1960. Please use this great resource!


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  2. Hi, I just tried the link, & it didn’t work. Please let me know where to go to see these resources.

  3. Guylaine Petrin says:

    Thank you so much for posting this information. I live in Toronto and I am doing a project on the migration from Fred’burg to Toronto, and your resources are extremely useful. Thanks.

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