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May 2018

An Evening with the Petersburg Symphony

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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The Park is hosting An Evening with the Petersburg Symphony on May 26, 2018. The Petersburg Symphony Orchestra will perform patriotic and popular arrangements in the Park’s Freedom Garden, adjacent to the original Breakthrough site which ended the 292-day siege of Petersburg on April 2, 1865. This is an outdoor lawn concert and attendees are invited to bring their own lawn blankets or chairs. Adult beverages and refreshments will be available for purchase beginning at 5:00 p.m. and the symphony…

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Memorial Day Commemoration

May 28
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 will offer a full schedule of daily programs on Memorial Day, Monday May 28. The Park will open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and activities are included with regular museum admission. A special Memorial Day program will begin at 12:30 p.m. During this program, visitors will learn about a number of specific soldiers and their personal experiences during the Civil War. These “It is with Sorrow that…

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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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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. The Haversacks & Hardtack String Band will also perform Civil War era songs and ballads from 12:00 -1:00 pm in the Battlefield Center 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…

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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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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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October 2018

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

October 4 @ 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 Brian McKnight, Professor of History at University of Virginia’s College at Wise will 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…

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22nd Annual Civil War Symposium: First Ladies of Civil War History

October 19 @ 9:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Pamplin Historical Park’s First All-Female Civil War Panel Speakers & Topics Dr. Anne Sarah Rubin, University of Maryland Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and America Dr. Jennifer Murray, University of Virginia at Wise 'And So The Murderous Work Went On': Tactics of the Civil War Dr. Lesley J. Gordon, University of Alabama General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend Dr. Margaret Creighton, Bates College, Maine The Colors of Courage: Gettysburg’s Forgotten History Immigrants, Women, and African Americans In the…

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November 2018

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

November 1 @ 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 Christopher Hamner, Professor of History at George Mason University will 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…

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December 2018

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 Johnathan Noyalas, Director of the McCormick Civil War Institute at Shenandoah University will speak on Unionist spy Rebecca Wright, "That Woman Was Worth a Whole Brigade": Rebecca Wright, Tom Laws, and the Beginning of Sheridan's 1864 Shenandoah Campaign. The Petersburg Civil…

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