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Memorial Day Events at Fredericksburg National Cemetery – May 28

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Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park to hold annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 28 at Noon Keynote Speaker: Kirsten Talken-Spaulding FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA – On Monday, May 28, the National Park Service will join with the community in honoring the nation’s fallen soldiers at the annual commemorative ceremony at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery. The program will begin at noon and will last …

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Memorial Day Celebration at Ellwood – May 26

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Please join us on Saturday, May 26, as we honor those Civil War soldiers who gave their lives on the Chancellorsville and Wilderness Battlefields. The program will begin at 2:00 PM with the presentation of the “Colors” by the Lake of the Woods Veterans Club. An invocation will follow. Park Supervisory Historian Greg Mertz will then give a talk on …

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Mini Fundraiser – Wine, Beer, Cheese Tasting

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When:  Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Where:  Red White Bleu and Brew            Lake of the Woods Plaza II            4207 Germanna Highway, Suite F            Locust Grove, Virginia 22508 Time:  Starts at 5:00 PM Cost: $10.00 Donation at the door Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB), together with Red, …

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Lafayette in the Wilderness – June 2

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Where: Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Highway (Route 20), Locust Grove, VA 22508 Event Date: Saturday, June 2, 2017 Event Times: Presentation will be at 1:00 P.M.; Walking tours are at 11:30 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. FREE and Open to the Public On Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 1:00 P.M., Friends of Wilderness Battlefield is pleased to host a presentation by …

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Mothers Day at Ellwood Manor

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A Special Mother’s Day Tribute at Ellwood Manor Sunday, May 13, 11am – 4pm Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Hwy, Locust Grove 22508 Please join us as we read aloud from letters written by Civil War soldiers to their mothers, wives, and grandmothers as a special Mother’s Day tribute. Readings will take place at 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. The programs …

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