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Ellwood Manor Opens for the 2016 Season

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Friends of Wilderness Battlefiled is proud to begin our 19th season of providing interpretive tours and special events at Historic Ellwood Manor! The manor house will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as follows: March 28 – April 3: Open Daily April 9 – May 30: Open Weekends and Federal Holidays June 4 – August 14: Open Daily …

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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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