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Taming The Wilderness – Sept 24

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Taming the Wilderness: An 18th Century Living History Event at Ellwood Friends of Wilderness Battlefield is pleased to host their 11th annual 18th Century Living History event called Taming the Wilderness, on Sunday, September 24, from 11am to 4pm. Visitors will enjoy a full day as craftsmen, artisans, and living historians provide demonstrations of many aspects of life in the late …

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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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