159th Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

Join us as we remember the 159th Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond.  At 4:40 a.m. April 2, 1865, some 14,000 Union soldiers moved forward in the chilly gloom toward the Confederate fortifications six miles southwest of Petersburg. Less than an hour later, the... Read more »

Memorial Day Commemoration

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier will offer a full schedule of daily programs this Memorial Day. 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... Read more »

Independence Celebration Weekend

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... Read more »