Join Historic Germanna as we commemorate the 160th anniversary of the winter encampment of the Union Army in Culpeper County! On Saturday, December 9, the 18th century plantation house will be open to the public from 10am to 4pm. In addition to informal house and grounds tours, visitors will be able to interact with living […]
The People. The Places. Their Stories.
Historic Germanna connects communities with Virginia’s past and present through its historic, natural, and cultural resources.
The new Historic Germanna logo encompasses our unique history, many resources, and vision for growth.
The logo depicts a dedication to our past by retaining the iconic “Germanna” script and the pentagon shape of the 1714 Fort Germanna. The addition of a multi-prong compass represents our expanding outreach to the varied communities we serve and wish to engage as well as the many sites and resources under our umbrella. Read the full press release.
Hike Siegen Forest Trails
Last Friday, October 27, we achieved a monumental milestone for Historic Germanna, one that has been over a decade in the making. Our Executive Director, Jennifer Hurst Wender, under the guidance of Keith Hoffman, President of the Board of Trustees, signed the conservation easement on Siegen Forest. The journey leading to this moment involved extensive […]
Locust Grove, VA – October 18, 2023 – Historic Germanna, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and sharing Virginia’s rich history, is embarking on an exciting journey to preserve a symbol of the past that has graced our visitor center for decades. On October 19th, 2023, the iconic copper ship weathervane adorning the Brawdus Martin Historic Germanna […]