Roundtable: John Brown’s Raid

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Join speaker Kevin Pawlak as he shares the story of "John Brown's Raid: Harpers Ferry and the Coming of the Civil War." The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership... Read more »

Civil War Symposium-Winning Big: Lopsided Victories; Stunning Defeats

Don’t miss your chance to attend this year’s exciting program. Winning Big: Lopsided Victories; Stunning Defeats on October 21-23, 2022, features seven outstanding historians who are leaders in their field. The Symposium begins at 6:00 pm with a Welcome Reception for all attendees at Pamplin Historical Park’s National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, located... Read more »

Roundtable: Battle of Glendale

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Join speaker Doug Crenshaw as he shares the story of "The Battle of Glendale." The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of... Read more »

Veterans Day Observance

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Join us as we honor America's veterans this Veterans Day on November 11, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with activities and programs throughout the day. Visitors can learn about the advancements in weaponry between the Civil War and World War I at a special weapons demonstration at 11:00 a,m. A Veterans Day ceremony... Read more »

Paranormal Investigation at Pamplin Park

Join Commonwealth Researchers of the Paranormal (C.R.O.P.) for an exclusive investigation of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. Come investigate with us on November 19th at Pamplin Historical Park, recently featured on Travel Channel's Portals to Hell. Explore the Breakthrough Battlefield of America's Civil War where hundreds perished in... Read more »

Roundtable: Prisoners of War during the Petersburg Campaign

Join speaker Tim Talbott as he explores wartime prisoners in a presentation titled, “Gobbled Up: Prisoners of War during the Petersburg Campaign.” Tim Talbott is the current Chief Administrative Officer for the Central Virginia Battlefields Trust and was previously the Director of Education and Interpretation for Pamplin Historical park and The National museum of the... Read more »

Tea & Tidings

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Travel back to the Victorian era, when many of our Christmas traditions first made their appearance in everyday society. The first Christmas card, the first Christmas crackers, the first Christmas tree, all of the items we take for granted came about during the 19th century. While you enjoy unlimited refills in your tea cup, and... Read more »

Christmas Celebration

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Join us as we celebrate the holidays with living historians from the American Revolution and Civil War who will will share; soldier's life, holiday traditions and demonstrate weapons. The Harken Back String Band will perform a selection of holiday music for all to enjoy. Make and take home craft activities along book readings and a... Read more »

Roundtable: Charge of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery

Join speaker Dr. David Urquia as he discusses the "Charge of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery." The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already... Read more »

Roundtable: Explosion at City Point

Join speaker Kenny Bage as he shares the "The Explosion at City Point." City Point was founded as a town in 1613 and incorporated as a town in 1826 and is located in the modern day City of Hopewell at the confluence of the James and Appomattox Rivers. The site served as the location of... Read more »