Historic Ellwood Manor - Opens March 31

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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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Memorial Day Events at Fredericksburg National Cemetery – May 28

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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park to hold annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 28 at Noon Keynote Speaker: Kirsten Talken-Spaulding FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA – On Monday, May 28, the National Park Service will join with the community in honoring the nation’s fallen soldiers at the annual commemorative ceremony at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery. The program will begin at noon and will last …

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Memorial Day Celebration at Ellwood – May 26

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Please join us on Saturday, May 26, as we honor those Civil War soldiers who gave their lives on the Chancellorsville and Wilderness Battlefields. The program will begin at 2:00 PM with the presentation of the “Colors” by the Lake of the Woods Veterans Club. An invocation will follow. Park Supervisory Historian Greg Mertz will then give a talk on …

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Mini Fundraiser – Wine, Beer, Cheese Tasting

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When:  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Where:  Red White Bleu and Brew            Lake of the Woods Plaza II            4207 Germanna Highway, Suite F            Locust Grove, Virginia 22508 Time:  Starts at 5:00 PM Cost: $10.00 Donation at the door Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB), together with Red, …

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Lafayette in the Wilderness – June 2

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Where: Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Highway (Route 20), Locust Grove, VA 22508 Event Date: Saturday, June 2, 2017 Event Times: Presentation will be at 1:00 P.M.; Walking tours are at 11:30 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. FREE and Open to the Public On Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 1:00 P.M., Friends of Wilderness Battlefield is pleased to host a presentation by …

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June 15 Dinner/Speaker Event

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General “Stonewall” Jackson:  His Wounding, the Arm, and His Final Days Sponsored by Friends of the Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) What: An evening of fine dining and a presentation on Confederate Maj Gen Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson from his wounding during the Battle of Chancellorsville to his death as described by his personal physician, Dr. Hunter Holmes McGuire, as portrayed by Harry …

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