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Guided Walking Tours at Ellwood Manor

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FoWB will is now offering guided walking tours from Ellwood Manor to the Wilderness Tavern site on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.. Tours will begin at the small gate just behind the house, and are approximately 1.5 miles in length over unpaved terrain. Visitors will see parts of historic road traces of the Orange Turnpike, Germanna Plank Road, Parker …

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Ellwood Manor Now Open Daily

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Ellwood Manor is now open daily from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. through August 16.  The schedule will then return to weekends and holidays from  August 16 through October 25. Walking tours alomg the historic Wilderness Crossing Trail will be conducted on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m.

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2015 History at Sunset Program Schedule

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The National Park Service is pleased to announce its 2015 schedule for History at Sunset, the highly successful summertime series that has become a fixture in the community since its debut in 2002.  This year’s schedule features a number of sites rarely visited and stories rarely told. The first eight programs begin at 7 p.m. and will run approximately 90 …

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FoWB to Manage 48-Acre Battlefield Tract

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Friends of Wilderness Battlefield Partners with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to Manage 48-Acre Battlefield Tract Press Release from Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA: The nonprofit group Friends of Wilderness Battlefield has entered into a cooperative management agreement with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources to assist in monitoring and maintaining a 48-plus acre battlefield tract in …

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Ellwood Brooder Barn Restoration Project

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Started in 2014, the restoration of the 20th century brooder barn at Ellwood Manor continues into 2015.  Click the link to learn more about the project and view photos of our progress. More Info

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