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FoWB Sponsors Summer Intern

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FoWB is pleased to announce that we are once again sponsoring a summer intern for the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park!  Danielle “Dani” Powers will be spending about half of her time this summer assisting FoWB to enhance our interpreter training materials. Welcome Dani! Dani is from Dinwiddie, Virginia, graduating as the salutatorian of her high school class.  She volunteered …

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73 Local 4th Graders Sworn in as Jr Rangers

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FoWB volunteers and Ranger Pete conducted a swearing in ceremony on June 1 for 73 Locust Grove Elementary fourth graders. The students completed the Jr Ranger booklets as a part of a day long educational program conducted earlier in the month at Ellwood.

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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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Dinner and Speaker Event – SOLD OUT

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THE BATTLE OF THE WILDERNESS: Bloody Road to Peace with Lee and Grant Sponsored by Friends of the Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) in partnership with Lake of the Woods Civil War Study Group (CWSG) ***  SOLD  OUT  *** What: An evening of fine dining and a presentation by renowned speaker and Civil War expert, Frank O’Reilly When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017; 6:00 …

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