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Open House for Prospective Volunteers

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  We still have a few positions open!  Training dates listed below! Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) is seeking new volunteers to staff positions at Ellwood Manor for the 2017 Season. FoWB volunteers form a dynamic team of dedicated individuals who share multiple common interests. At Ellwood Manor, the only Civil War-era structure remaining on the Wilderness Battlefield, volunteers may choose to become …

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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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Winter Hours at FSNMP National Military Park

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Press Release from NPS: FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA – Winter hours of operations for all public buildings of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park will go into effect on Monday, October 31, 2016.   Winter hours are planned to be in effect until Friday, March 31, 2017 after which spring hours are anticipated to be announced. The winter hours will include: Fredericksburg Battlefield …

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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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