Historic Ellwood Manor

Opens for the 2016 season on March 28

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Become a Historic House Guide at Ellwood

Historic House Guides provide interpretive tours of Ellwood Manor. New HHG training Feb. 27, 2016

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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. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016

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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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Kirsten Talken-Spaulding Selected as Superintendent of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

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National Park Service – News Release February 4, 2016 Philadelphia: National Park Service Northeast Regional Director Mike Caldwell has selected Kirsten Talken-Spaulding as superintendent of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park in Virginia.  She replaces Lucy Lawliss who retired in late December, 2015.  Talken-Spaulding comes to the position from Fort Monroe National Monument in Virginia.  She will begin her new …

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Volunteer Open House – Feb. 6

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Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) is seeking new volunteers to staff positions at Ellwood Manor for the 2016 Season. The FoWB volunteers form a dynamic team of dedicated individuals who share multiple common interests.   FoWB is hosting an Open House for prospective volunteers on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M., at Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution …

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Victorian Christmas at Ellwood Photos

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This year’s Victorian Christmas at Ellwood was a huge success!! The weather was perfect, the manor house was decorated like never before and an estimated 360 visitors enjoyed the event! Thank you to all of the FoWB members and volunteers who outdid themselves this year decorating, preparing refreshments, and hosting the event! Click Here to see the photo gallery of …

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FoWB to Manage 48-Acre Battlefield Tract

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Friends of Wilderness Battlefield Partners with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to Manage 48-Acre Battlefield Tract Press Release from Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA: The nonprofit group Friends of Wilderness Battlefield has entered into a cooperative management agreement with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to assist in monitoring and maintaining a 48-plus acre battlefield tract in …

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Ellwood Brooder Barn Restoration Project

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Started in 2014, the restoration of the 20th century brooder barn at Ellwood Manor continues into 2015.  Click the link to learn more about the project and view photos of our progress. More Info

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