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FoWB Education Committee a Big Hit at Local School Event

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On Saturday, Jan 6, a group of volunteers from the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) kicked off the new year by visiting the Childhelp East Campus in Lignum, VA to share some presentations about life in the 19th century with the young residents living on the campus.     Bob Lookabill and Dr. John Yurechko, dressed in Civil War garb, spoke …

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Ellwood Manor Featured on TV Show

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Ellwood Manor is being featured on a local TV program!  FoWB President Mark Leach is interviewed and provides some of the history of Ellwood and the Battle of the Wilderness!

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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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