19th Century Christmas at Ellwood - December 20

The Legend of Stonewall Jackson's Arm - An Article by Chris Mackowski

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Taming the Wilderness - A Fall Living History Event

A Living History Event at Historic Ellwood Manor

Battle of the Wilderness 150th Anniversary 1864-2014

Historic Ellwood

Open Weekends 10 - 5 through October 26

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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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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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FOWB Ellwood-Come Visit

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NPS Announces Winter Hours at National Military Park

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National Park Service News Release  For Immediate Release – OCTOBER 27, 2014   WINTER HOURS AT NATIONAL MILITARY PARK FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA – Winter hours of operations for all public buildings of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park will go into effect on Saturday, November 1, 2014.   All other hours are planned to be in effect until Friday, April 3, when …

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Celebrate FoWB: Our Members and Volunteers

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An invitation to FoWB Members and their guests ….. +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ Sat., Nov. 8…11 AM – 2 PM at the Historic Wilderness Baptist Church 9701 Plank Rd (Rt. 3) Spotsylvania, VA +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ Check in: 10:30- 10:55 Annual Business Meeting…11 AM – 11:45 am Remarks by: FoWB President, Zann Nelson  and FRSP Superintendent, Lucy Lawliss Financial Report and Election of Directors  Bar-B-Q Lunch: …

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Fall Park Cleanup Day – Saturday, November 1

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The 2014 Fall Park Cleanup Day is scheduled for Saturday, November 1 from 9 am to noon Our primary task will be to pick up roadside trash within the Wilderness Battlefield. Volunteers should assemble at Ellwood Manor by 9 am to receive their assignments.  Please bring your own reflective safety vests and gloves if you have them. We have a …

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Taming the Wilderness Photos

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Check out our Face Book page for a collection of photos from the Taming the Wilderness event held at Ellwood Manor on Sept 28. We will also be posting photos on the web site soon. FoWB Face Book Album

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