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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FoWB Education Committee a Big Hit at Local School Event

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On Saturday, Jan 6, a group of volunteers from the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) kicked off the new year by visiting the Childhelp East Campus in Lignum, VA to share some presentations about life in the 19th century with the young residents living on the campus.     Bob Lookabill and Dr. John Yurechko, dressed in Civil War garb, spoke …

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Open House for Potential Volunteers

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An Open House has been scheduled to introduce potential volunteers to various volunteer positions for the 2018 season at the historic structure Ellwood on the Wilderness Civil War Battlefield.   From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, on Saturday, February 3, 2018, Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) will hold the Open House at Ellwood Manor, located at 36380 Constitution Highway (Rt. 20), …

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Untold Stories of a Search for Freedom Event

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Untold Stories of a Search for Freedom “Secret Codes, A Chatham Slave, and the Reverend Turner – Moments in Black History” “Witness” three untold stories of African Americans during and after the Civil War as they searched for freedom and civil rights.  Join in commemorating Black History Month by participating in a living history event presenting three different vignettes at …

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Ellwood Manor Featured on TV Show

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Ellwood Manor is being featured on a local TV program!  FoWB President Mark Leach is interviewed and provides some of the history of Ellwood and the Battle of the Wilderness!

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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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