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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” Friday – March 20, 2020: Tours start at 6:00pm, continuing every 20 minutes;  last tour starts at 8:00pm $10 Per Person Donation to Register (PayPal or Credit Card Only) Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) is pleased to announce its 3rd annual Untold Stories experience in Old Town Fredericksburg on Friday, March …

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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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