Historic Ellwood Manor

Manor House Closed for the 2016 Season

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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

A Living History Event at Historic Ellwood Manor - Fall 2017

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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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A 19th Century Christmas at Ellwood

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On Saturday, December 17, Friends of Wilderness Battlefield will host the 8th annual event called A 19th Century Christmas at Ellwood Manor. The doors will open at 9:00 A.M. and guests may visit until closing at 2:00 P.M. The 18th century home will be decorated for the Christmas season by the Fawn Lake Garden Club. Friends of Wilderness Battlefield volunteers will …

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Winter Hours at FSNMP National Military Park

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Press Release from NPS: FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA – Winter hours of operations for all public buildings of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park will go into effect on Monday, October 31, 2016.   Winter hours are planned to be in effect until Friday, March 31, 2017 after which spring hours are anticipated to be announced. The winter hours will include: Fredericksburg Battlefield …

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Ice House Site Preservation at Ellwood

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Eagle Scout candidate Matt Irwin of Troop 325 and a small group of dedicated assistants recently aided the National Park Service and FoWB in preserving the 19th century ice house site on the grounds of historic Ellwood Manor. Following detailed instructions from NPS, Matt’s Eagle Scout project included removing 20th century debris and trash that had been tossed into the pit …

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