Mercer Birthday Celebration 2024
Celebrate the birthday of American patriot, Hugh Mercer
Celebrate the birthday of Brigadier General and physician Hugh Mercer! Born in Scotland in 1726, Mercer fought at the Battle of Culloden during the Jacobite uprising and later immigrated to North America. During the American Revolution, Mercer died of wounds suffered at the Battle of Princeton in January, 1777. Celebrate his 297th birthday with an open house at the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop in downtown Fredericksburg, VA. Hear live bagpipe and harp tunes as you enjoy a complimentary tour and refreshments. FREE to the public!
Please consider donating to support this free open house. The mission of the Washington Heritage Museums (WHM) is to preserve, promote and maintain its four 18th century properties in Fredericksburg, VA and develop dynamic educational resources and programs to engage and inspire the interest of everyone. Washington Heritage Museums is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.