Fredericksburg VA Through Ed DeChristopher's Eyes

Real Estate Agent - Fredericksburg Realty, Inc.
Musings about historic Fredericksburg Virginia in general with specific focus on homes for sale in Fredericksburg Virginia and the local real estate market; includes Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, King George County, and Caroline County.



Last week the "Oldest Fair in the Nation" opened in Historic Fredericksburg Virginia.  Whether or not it is as old as billed could probably be argued but "America's Most Historic City" is laying claim to the title.Oldest in the nation or not, the fair sure does feature some events that are nostal...
Seems that I have been concentrating on the Fredericksburg Virginia real estate market on this blog and have forgotten to mention other things that are more important to more people than real estate.Don't know how I have let the Bluemont Concerts go without mention on this blogsite.  They are tru...
I grew up in a small city (Peekskill) along the Hudson River of New York State.  After retirement from the United States Army in 1988, my wife Carol and I moved to the Fredericksburg Virginia area.  The area appealed to both of us because of its proximity to Washington DC and Richmond VA; the bes...
Last week the Fredericksburg Virginia area received some great news.The Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission had recommended that civilian, contract and military positions supporting the Aegis ballistic missile defense program be moved from leased office space onto a military reservatio...
For months now, I have noted with interest, an eye-catching edifice while traveling north from my home in Fredeicksburg Virginia on Interstate 95 in Stafford County Virginia.  Strangely familiar as far as architectural design is concerned, the structure is very obvious to even the most attentive ...
When I was a youngster growing up in Peekskill, New York, folks planted Victory Gardens.  If you remember Victory Gardens congratulations.  You have lived more than 60 years!  To those who do not, fresh vegetables were scarce during World War II.  Equally as scarce was gasoline, sugar, rubber, an...
Ever wonder what the real estate market is like in some other parts of the country? Homes for sale in the Fredericksburg VA region are growing and the number of homes sold is declining.  Surprised?I have been tracking the local real estate market for over a year now.  Had indications last July th...
Fredericksburg Virginia is located midway between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA.  Further, it is along the Rapahannock River and sits astride Interstate 95.   It also features a railroad station that provides a stop for the AMTRAK and Virginia Railway Express (VRE); as such commuters to Washing...


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Musings about historic Fredericksburg Virginia in general with specific focus on homes for sale in Fredericksburg Virginia and the local real estate market.