Historic Ellwood Manor

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Become an Interpreter at Ellwood

Ellwood Interpreters provide tours of Ellwood Manor.

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Become a Member of the Ground Force

Ground Force Volunteers maintain the grounds at Historic Ellwood Manor and on the battlefiled.

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Monuments on the Wilderness Battlefield

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Taming the Wilderness - A Fall Living History Event

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Heritage Program Biographies

Read the stories of Members's ancestors who fought in the Battle of the Wilderness or lived/worked at Ellwood.

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Wilderness Crossing Trail

Take a Walk Along the Wilderness Crossing Trail

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Park Day – April 6, 2019

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  Park Day Projects at Two Battlefields in Fredericksburg Area At Civil War parks all across the country, Saturday, April 6, 2019 will be “Park Day.”  On this day, volunteers will participate in numerous service projects with national coordination done by the American Battlefield Trust.  Local efforts focusing on the Wilderness Battlefield and the Chancellorsville Battlefield will be managed by …

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Gracie and Lacy Concert – April 28

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Friends of Wilderness Battlefield presents  “Great American Songbook Live” On the heels of rave reviews in New York City, sisters GRACIE & LACY appear one-day-only in the hometown of their ancestors in support of the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield, who preserve the sites and stories where their Lacy Family roots lie. Enjoy powerhouse vocals set to great American musical hits …

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Recent Archaeology at Ellwood

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By Eric Mink, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Miitary Park Learning About Our Sites – A couple inches of snow last week did not stop archaeologists from the NPS Northeast Region Archaeology Program from spending a couple days on the Wilderness Battlefield. Archaeologists Joel Dukes and James Nyman conducted a geophysical survey of the location for a couple suspected slave quarters …

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