Historic Ellwood Manor - Open Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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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. Click the Read More button to view the photo gallery.

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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

Ground Force Volunteers maintain the grounds at Historic Ellwood Manor and on the battlefiled.

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Wilderness Crossing Trail

Take a Walk Along the New Wilderness Crossing Trail - Opened June 1, 2013

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”Rapidan to Richmond: Perspectives on the 1864 Campaign” – A Lecture by Author Chris Kolakowski

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“Rapidan to Richmond, Perspectives on the 1864 Campaign” – Analyzing and highlighting aspects of the 1864 operation that are often overlooked – Presented by Chris Kolakowski When: Sunday, Aug. 9 at 11:30 a.m. Where: Ellwood Manor Free (Doanations appreciated)

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Guided Walking Tours at Ellwood Manor

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FoWB will is now offering guided walking tours from Ellwood Manor to the Wilderness Tavern site on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.. Tours will begin at the small gate just behind the house, and are approximately 1.5 miles in length over unpaved terrain. Visitors will see parts of historic road traces of the Orange Turnpike, Germanna Plank Road, Parker …

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2015 History at Sunset Program Schedule

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The National Park Service is pleased to announce its 2015 schedule for History at Sunset, the highly successful summertime series that has become a fixture in the community since its debut in 2002.  This year’s schedule features a number of sites rarely visited and stories rarely told. The first eight programs begin at 7 p.m. and will run approximately 90 …

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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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