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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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