Chester Nimitz

A Renovation of the Admiral Nimitz Gallery Expands its Interpretation of Fredericksburg’s Hometown World War II Hero

February 18, 2020 | By Matt Joyce

The Nimitz Hotel building has occupied a prominent corner on Fredericksburg’s Main Street since its construction in 1852, first as a waystation for frontier travelers and then as a museum honoring a hometown hero of World War II.

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