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A 19th Century Christmas at Ellwood

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On Saturday, December 17, Friends of Wilderness Battlefield will host the 8th annual event called A 19th Century Christmas at Ellwood Manor. The doors will open at 9:00 A.M. and guests may visit until closing at 2:00 P.M. The 18th century home will be decorated for the Christmas season by the Fawn Lake Garden Club. Friends of Wilderness Battlefield volunteers will …

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Ice House Site Preservation at Ellwood

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Eagle Scout candidate Matt Irwin of Troop 325 and a small group of dedicated assistants recently aided the National Park Service and FoWB in preserving the 19th century ice house site on the grounds of historic Ellwood Manor. Following detailed instructions from NPS, Matt’s Eagle Scout project included removing 20th century debris and trash that had been tossed into the pit …

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Lucy Lawliss Named as New Superintendent of FRSPNMP

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Lucy Lawliss, Acting Superintendent,  Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, has been selected as the new Park Superintendent.  Read the NPS Press Release  

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