Ellwood Painting Project 2016

FoWB, in partnership with the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, funded a project to replace deteriorated weatherboard siding and paint the exterior of Historic Ellwood Manor.  NPS provided the materials and FoWB paid for the contractor’s work

Photos courtesy of Mark Leach

Prepping the Bulding

Power Washing
West Side Chimney
West Side Chimney
West Side
Scraping the Gabels
Scraping the Gabels
Over 800 Feet of Boards Replaced

1790’s Construction Details

Roman Numerals Chiseled in Beams
Pegged Joint

Final Coat

Front of Manor
Front of Manor
Around the Front Door
Trim Work - Dentil Molding
Lots of Trim!
West Side Completed