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Lafayette in the Wilderness – Luncheon and Speaker Event

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Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:30 AM  – 1:30 PM  Generals Quarters Restaurant 32345 Constitution Hwy (Route 20) Locust Grove, VA 22508 Have you ever wondered why the Marquis de Lafayette, a French Aristocrat, came to be one of the most important heroes of the American Revolution, and, did you know that he actually spent time in the Wilderness during the …

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Gracie and Lacy Concert – April 28

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Friends of Wilderness Battlefield presents  “Great American Songbook Live” On the heels of rave reviews in New York City, sisters GRACIE & LACY appear one-day-only in the hometown of their ancestors in support of the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield, who preserve the sites and stories where their Lacy Family roots lie. Enjoy powerhouse vocals set to great American musical hits …

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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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