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Breakthrough Anniversary Walking Tour
April 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Park historians will lead a tour through the Breakthrough Battle of April 2nd, 1865 while bringing the conflict and personalities alive for this special experience on the actual battlefield. The tour will begin at the Jones Farm parking area located at 6503 Church Road, Petersburg 23803. Attendees will follow the route of the Union Army of the Potomac’s VI Corps assault to the Confederate earthworks defended by Brig. Gen. James Lane’s North Carolina Confederates.
This program begins at 9:00 a.m. and is included with regular paid Park admission but, tour reservations and advance payment are required. This tour will last approximately 2 hours and will require roughly 1.5 miles of walking over occasionally uneven terrain. The tour is limited to 45 attendees, so registration and prepayment is required. Please call (804) 861-2408 to make your reservation and payment. For more information email Tim Talbott, Director of Education, Interpretation, Visitors Services & Collections at email@example.com.