Battle of the Wilderness 150th Anniversary 1864-2014

Historic Ellwood

Open Daily 10 AM to 5 PM

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Taming the Wilderness

FoWB sponsors a number of living history events during the season. One event is Taming the Wilderness, an 18th century living history event with hands-on demonstrations of the late 18th and early 19th century building methods and domestic practices. Sunday, September 28 .... More details to follow soon!

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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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Mary Altman donated her time and talents to sew a new Fifth Corps flag for display at Ellwood. Click the link to find out more about volunteer opportunities!

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Wilderness Crossing Trail

Take a Walk Along the New Wilderness Crossing Trail - Opened June 1, 2013

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Medical Reenactors John Pelletier and Doc Wheat will visit Ellwood Oct 18


FOWB Ellwood-Come Visit


Ellwood Manor Fall Hours of Operation


The fall hours of operation for Ellwood Manor go into effect on Monday, August 18. Ellwood is now open to the public on weekends and holidays only through Sunday, October 26. Admission is free. Tours of the manor house are conducted every 30 minutes from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last tour begins at 4:30) Ellwood Manor is owned by …

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