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Mothers Day at Ellwood Manor

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A Special Mother’s Day Tribute at Ellwood Manor Sunday, May 14, 11am – 4pm Ellwood Manor, 36380 Constitution Hwy, Locust Grove 22508 Please join us as we read aloud from letters written by Civil War soldiers to their mothers, wives, and grandmothers as a special Mother’s Day tribute. Readings will take place at 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. The programs …

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“Fit-History” Hikes for Spring 2017

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From the National Park Service: Fredericksburg, VA — Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park will once again combine health and history with a new series of “Fit-History” hikes this spring. These ranger-led hikes are designed to cover a lot of ground in addition to a lot of history. This season’s hikes will range from 2 to 6 miles, covering two …

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Ellwood Painting Project – Fall 2016

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  Preservation of Historic Ellwood Manor continues! Click the link below to view photos. Ellwood Painting Project 2016

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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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