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154th Anniversary of the Wilderness Battle

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Living History Weekend Saturday, May 5th and Sunday, May 6th, 2018 Hear cannon blasts, hoof beats, rifle volleys, and the sound of marching feet! See the uniforms, weapons, equipment, tents and food of the Civil War. Speak with soldiers, civilians, and even General Ulysses S. Grant! Take part in this free, family-friendly interactive experience! Infantry Demonstrations:10:00 & 1:00 Cavalry Demonstrations: 11:00 …

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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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Untold Stories of a Search for Freedom Event

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Untold Stories of a Search for Freedom “Secret Codes, A Chatham Slave, and the Reverend Turner – Moments in Black History” “Witness” three untold stories of African Americans during and after the Civil War as they searched for freedom and civil rights.  Join in commemorating Black History Month by participating in a living history event presenting three different vignettes at …

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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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A 19th Century Christmas at Ellwood Manor

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Saturday, December 16  and Sunday, December 17 (Note that Santa will be at Ellwood on Saturday only, from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M.)    On Saturday, December 16, Friends of Wilderness Battlefield will host our 9thannual event:  “A 19th Century Christmas at Ellwood Manor.”  The doors will open at 9:00 A.M. and children of all ages may visit with Santa …

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