Wilderness Battlefield Gateway Study

Building a better gateway to Orange County.

Phase II Report

Explore the latest developments in the Wilderness Battlefield Gateway Study by clicking on the Findings tab, above. A complete copy of the study’s Phase II report and accompanying press release are now available for download.

Phase I Report

The Phase I report is now online! Please click on the Findings tab, above, for details.


Concerned citizens are currently engaged in what The Free Lance-Star calls “a community effort to seek ways to meld historic preservation and economic development where Orange and Spotsylvania counties meet” — a cooperative and objective study of Virginia’s Wilderness Battlefield gateway spearheaded by the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield and consulting firm Hill Studio.

Please take a look around — and tell us how we’re doing.

Click on the Findings tab, above, for the latest news and information, including a downloadable brief of interim findings as well as video of the October 3 public presentation at the new Locust Grove Middle School. Once you’ve had a chance to review these materials, please take a moment to fill out our questionnaire.

For quick, one-stop access to all files available for download, simply drop by our Downloads page.

Thank you for your interest — and thank you for visiting!