Stafford 350

Stafford 350

Join the library in celebrating Stafford County’s 350th Anniversary in 2014!  

Whether you wish to salute the past, present, or future of Stafford, the Central Rappahannock Regional Library has an event for you!

Check out all the Stafford 350 commemorative events at www.stafford350.com.  
 

Explore Stafford

Geocaching 101

Check out a Geocaching Kit that includes a GPS and a guidebook and then explore the Stafford 350 Geocaching Trail!

History Adventure Packs

Modeled after our successful Nature Adventure Packs, these kits will enhance a family’s knowledge and experiences at local historic sites.

Check out the George Washington pack and play the same games that George did or the Civil War themed pack and transform into a drummer boy. Additional themed fun coming soon! 

 

Stafford Trailblazers

Activities to enhance your family’s visit to local Stafford county historical sites and parks. Download the Stafford Trailblazers booklet.  
 

Stafford 350 on Tagwhat

Out and about in Stafford County with your trusty smartphone or tablet?  Get the free Tagwhat app (search your app store for "Tagwhat") and visit our "Stafford350" channel for locations of significance to Stafford history.  Pictures and fascinating facts included!

Go here to view the project on your desktop!
 

Stafford 350 on Pinterest

Check out our #Stafford350 pins!
 

Stafford Feature Articles

Explore the rich history of Stafford County through these feature articles researched and written by CRRL librarians.
 

 

Uniquely Stafford Art Show

England Run,  October 2 - November 30

A juried exhibit of original art inspired by the Stafford experience -- scenes, sites, and people. Information on the exhibit is available here.

 

Oral Histories

Oral Histories at the Library:

Interviews with Stafford County citizens are available at the library in print and on cartridge and/or CD.  This year, we will be digitizing these and making them available on our website.  

Visit history.librarypoint.org for articles and other resources on Stafford history available at the library!
 

CRRL Presents: Stafford County Interviews

DVDs of these CRRL Presents interviews are available for check out!
 

Tell Your Stafford Story:

Throughout 2014, the George Washington Foundation, in partnership with Stafford County, is collecting video oral histories in celebration of the 350th Anniversary of Stafford County. Videos are being recorded at Ferry Farm and other sites throughout the year. Visit the George Washington Foundation web site for more information on this project.

Visit the Tell Your Stafford Story YouTube channel to view stories collected so far.
 

Stafford 350 Lecture Series

Stafford 350 Lecture Series

Download this brochure.

 

Upcoming Lectures:

Woe Upon the Land:  Stafford’s Civilians Struggle Amidst Civil War

England Run, Wednesday, November 5, 7:00 - 8:00

Presented by the Chief Historian of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, John Hennessy