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Voices from the Shadows

Experience the Park after dark as costumed guides lead you on a spine-chilling tour of the Park’s historical sites. Listen to haunting stories from the 19th century as you embark on a hair-raising tour by lantern light. Reservations required.

Voices from the Shadows

Experience the Park after dark as costumed guides lead you on a spine-chilling tour of the Park’s historical sites. Listen to haunting stories from the 19th century as you embark on a hair-raising tour by lantern light. Reservations required.

Independence Day

On Tuesday, 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. 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. There… Read more »

Memorial Day Commemoration

On Monday, May 29th, join us for the Walk of Honor, a guided tour focusing on specific soldiers who fought and sacrificed in the area of the Breakthrough. Get a taste of what life was really like during the Civil War. See the Park’s Memorial Day ceremony, including an artillery firing, color guard, and the… Read more »

12th Annual Spring Tour: Defending Richmond

Join A. Wilson Greene and local historians as we examine the various efforts to capture the Confederate capital. Highlights include visits to the Seven Days Battlefields, North Anna, Haw’s Shop, Totopotomoy Creek, and Cold Harbor. We will also explore the Confederate defenses north of the James and at Drewry’s Bluff. Also on the agenda are… Read more »

Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

  Walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers as we remember the historic Battle of the Breakthrough. The Park hosts a full schedule of events for walk-in visitors including a special talk by historian Michael McCarthy on his recently released book, “Confederate Waterloo: The Battle of Five Forks, April 1, 1865.”   A special… Read more »