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Breakthrough Battle Anniversary
April 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us as we remember the 156th Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond. The Park hosts a schedule of activities and programs for walk-in visitors.
Saturday, April 3, 2021
10:30 – 11:00 am “Load in Nine Times” firing demonstration at the Museum
11:15 – 11:45 am Infantry drill and firing demonstrations at the Fortification exhibit
12:00 – 1:00 pm The Breakthrough at the Hart Farm Walking Tour with Jerry Desmond
1:15 – 1:45 pm “Defend the Works” combined arms demonstration at the Fortification Exhibit
2:00 – 2:45 pm Civil War Music Selections by Tredegar Brass at Fortification exhibit
3:00 – 3:30 pm Infantry drill and firing demonstrations at the Fortification exhibit
The health and safety of visitors and staff is a first priority. The park is following the governor of Virginia’s guidelines. Frequent cleaning and sanitation of high contact surfaces is performed daily. Staff members wear face coverings and visitors are encouraged to do so as well. Social distancing of a physical six feet will be maintained throughout the 424-acre park and building occupancy levels will be closely monitored. Hand sanitizer is available at locations throughout the park.