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Fall Hours at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

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Press Release from NPS: FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA — Fall hours of operations for all public buildings of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park go into effect on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. The fall hours will include: Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center: Daily, 9:00-5:00 Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center: Daily, 9:00-5:00 Chatham:Daily, 9:00-4:30 “Stonewall” Jackson Shrine:  Daily, 9:00-5:00 Ellwood:  Saturdays, Sundays and the Columbus Day holiday, …

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National Park Service Centennial: A Speaker’s Series

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Press release from NPS: This September, the National Park Service and the Central Rappahannock Regional Library will host a speaker’s series focusing on various topics related to the history of the National Park Service, which turns 100 years old August 25.   Each of the programs will explore a different aspect of the National Park Service and some of the …

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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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