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May 2018

$1 Days of Summer at Pamplin

May 28 @ 9:00 am - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is offering $1.00 general daily admission throughout the summer from Memorial Day May 28 through Labor Day September 3, 2018. This drastically reduced admission rate will allow all people an opportunity to access this amazing facility and share in our national heritage from the Antebellum period, including the institution of slavery, through the Civil War. $1 admission has been made possible in part by The Bank of Southside…

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June 2018

I Spy: A Civil War Spy Academy

June 26 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 4:30 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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During this three-day camp, participants will hear the stories of several Civil War spies, both Union and Confederate, who did what they could to help their cause through covert means. Campers will learn about the skills needed to be an effective spy; everything from code breaking to effective disguises. Campers will also discover some the technology used during the Civil War that assisted spies in their work. The telegraph and the hot air balloon were both relatively new inventions that…

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The War Outside My Window Book Signing Event

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join editor Janet Elizabeth Croon for a discussion and signing of a Civil War Title: The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, 1860-1865. LeRoy Gresham was born in 1847 to an affluent and prominent slaveholding family in Macon, Georgia. As a young child he suffered a horrific leg and back injury that left him an invalid. Educated, inquisitive, perceptive, and exceptionally witty, the 12-year-old began keeping a journal in 1860—just before secession and Civil…

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July 2018

Independence Day

July 4
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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On Wednesday, July 4th, come for an Independence Day tribute. See an artillery firing and color guard demonstration. Join us for living history programs and demonstrations by costumed interpreters. Take part in a Civil War era baseball game and see a Revolutionary War demonstration by historical interpreters.. See what life was really like for the common Civil War soldier, or explore what life was really like on an authentic 19th century plantation. All events and activities included with Park admission.

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Focus Weekend: Medicine

July 14 @ 10:30 am - July 15 @ 3:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Visit the Park during our focus weekends and see demonstrations at Tudor Hall and our Military Encampment areas. These programs highlight aspects of antebellum life and soldier's experiences which  are outside of normal Park scheduled programming. Included with regular admission at 10:30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.

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I Spy: A Civil War Spy Academy

July 17 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 4:30 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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During this three-day camp, participants will hear the stories of several Civil War spies, both Union and Confederate, who did what they could to help their cause through covert means. Campers will learn about the skills needed to be an effective spy; everything from code breaking to effective disguises. Campers will also discover some the technology used during the Civil War that assisted spies in their work. The telegraph and the hot air balloon were both relatively new inventions that…

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5th Annual W. Britain Model Figure Symposium

July 27 @ 9:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Contact: Ericka Osen ( erickaosen@wbritain.com ) Phone: 419-865-5077 Location: Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg, Virginia SAVE THE DATE!!! We are pleased to announce that the 5th Annual W.Britain Toy Soldier & Model Figure Symposium will be held at the Park on July 27-28-29, 2018. Click here 2018 Symposium Flyer Press Quality for event information and the line-up of speakers, tours and hotel details. Visit the W.Britain website at www.wbritain.com for more information.

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August 2018

Focus Weekend: Technological Innovations

August 18 @ 10:30 am - August 19 @ 3:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Visit the Park during our focus weekends and see demonstrations at Tudor Hall and our Military Encampment areas. These programs highlight aspects of antebellum life and soldier's experiences which  are outside of normal Park scheduled programming. Included with regular admission at 10:30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.

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September 2018

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier has established a new Civil War Roundtable and it’s meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Park’s Education Center. This month legendary Civil War historian James I. "Bud" Robertson be speaking. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable, founded in 2018, is dedicated to the study, preservation, and discussion of the people and events that were part of the War Between the States (1861-1865). …

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Breakthrough Brew & Wine Fest

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join us for a tasting of beer and wine while enjoying live music, in the picturesque setting of the Park's Freedom Garden. Craft and food vendors will be available to satisfy hunger, while offering amazing goods for sale. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the gate. Valid identification is required upon entry for proof of age to consume alcohol. Sponsorship opportunities are now available by clicking Breakthrough Brew & Wine Fest Sponsorship . Additional information will be posted here as…

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