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Volunteer Open House-Saturday, July 26

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Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) is hosting an Open House at Ellwood Manor Saturday, July 26, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.. Anyone – families, couples and individuals – who think they may be interested in the vast array of volunteer opportunities should plan to attend.      Guests can visit with volunteers and ask questions regarding the variety of volunteer …

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Civil War Medicine Living History at Ellwood – July 26

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Medical Re-enactor John Pelletier will return to Ellwood on Saturday, July 26 from 11 – 4. In period attire, John will provide informative presentations on medicine, treatments  and surgical practices of the Civil War.  

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Ellwood At Night 05042014 By Shenandoah Sanchez

History at Sunset – Ghosts, Spirits, and Eerie Feelings: The Wilderness

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The first in the 2014 series of “History at Sunset” programs conducted by the National Park Service will be presented at Ellwood on Friday, June 13, 7:00 p.m.!! From the NPS press release: Fredericksburg, VA — After a year’s hiatus, The National Park Service is pleased to announce the 2014 schedule for its popular Friday evening “History at Sunset” programs.   …

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Memorial Weekend Activities at Ellwood Manor

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We are celebrating the Memorial Day holiday on Saturday, May 24th, with special events at Ellwood Manor! “Archeology at Ellwood” – a talk given by FoWB volunteer Dale Brown at noon Enjoy Evergreen Shade performing live music at 2 P.M. “Last Days of Stonewall Jackson” – a talk given by the Fredericksburg Spotsylvania National Military Park Service at 3:30 P.M. House …

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Historic Ellwood Manor

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COME AND SHARE A PIECE OF THE PAST Visit Ellwood Manor on Sunday, May 11th and hear exerts from personal letters being read by volunteers recounting tender and unforgettable conversations  between mothers and sons. Hear what was on the minds of the soldier in the field, away from hearth and home. These are treasured communications, which have been saved and …

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