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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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Fit-History Hikes

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Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park combines health and history in the National Park Service’s Centennial year with a new series of “Fit-History” hikes this spring.  These ranger-led hikes are designed to flip a traditional park program on its head. Instead of 80% talking and 20% walking, these programs will be 80% walking with some talking mixed in.  This season’s …

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Kirsten Talken-Spaulding Selected as Superintendent of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

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National Park Service – News Release February 4, 2016 Philadelphia: National Park Service Northeast Regional Director Mike Caldwell has selected Kirsten Talken-Spaulding as superintendent of Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park in Virginia.  She replaces Lucy Lawliss who retired in late December, 2015.  Talken-Spaulding comes to the position from Fort Monroe National Monument in Virginia.  She will begin her new …

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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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