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The 155th Anniversary of the Battle of the Wilderness

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Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5, 10am – 5pm Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Hwy, Locust Grove 22508 Friends of Wilderness Battlefield is pleased to host a special Living History event to mark the 155th anniversary of the Battle of the Wilderness on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5. This will be an interactive weekend marked by the opportunity for …

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Recent Archaeology at Ellwood

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By Eric Mink, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Miitary Park Learning About Our Sites – A couple inches of snow last week did not stop archaeologists from the NPS Northeast Region Archaeology Program from spending a couple days on the Wilderness Battlefield. Archaeologists Joel Dukes and James Nyman conducted a geophysical survey of the location for a couple suspected slave quarters …

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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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