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“Untold Stories of Women in History: Love, Liberty, Equality”

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“Untold Stories of Women in History: Love, Liberty, Equality” ******************************************************************************************** March 12, 2020 – This event has been postponed until a future date to be determined. Refunds will be forthcoming soon for those who have made reservations. ******************************************************************************************** Friday – March 20, 2020: Tours start at 6:00pm, continuing every 20 minutes;  last tour starts at 8:00pm $10 Per Person Donation …

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Open House for New Volunteers at Ellwood Manor

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An Open House has been scheduled to introduce potential volunteers to various volunteer positions for the 2020 season at the historic structure Ellwood on the Wilderness Civil War Battlefield.   From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, on Saturday, February 15, 2020, Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) will hold the Open House at Ellwood, located at 36380 Constitution Highway (Rt. 20), Locust …

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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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