Independence Celebration Weekend
July 6 @ 9:00 am - July 7 @ 5:00 pm
Join us this Independence Day as Pamplin Historical Park will offer multiple programs throughout the day. Families will enjoy the chance to meet the Marquis de Lafayette, hear about American soldiers, participate in historic games and take part in a ceremony concluding with a cannon fire salute. Actor and living historian Charles Wissinger, will portray the Marquis de Lafayette as he shares the story and passion of this young émigré from France who fought in the American Revolution at 1:00 pm. All visitors will have the opportunity to join staff for tours of the Breakthrough Battlefield which on April 2, 1865, resulted in the evacuation of both Petersburg and Richmond.