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December 2019

Educate for the Future on #GIVINGTUESDAY

December 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Pamplin Historical Park this December 3, 2019 for #GivingTuesday as we celebrate by accepting donations to support the A. Wilson Greene Scholarship Fund which provides funding for schools struggling with field trip transportation costs. Help us reach our goal of $10,000 to help fund the cost of motor coach rentals for under-funded schools. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

December 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join us as we welcome Stephen Davis who currently serves as the Book Review editor  for the Civil War News. His presentation is titled, “Hood's Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson's Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood's Did Not.” Steve has been a Civil War buff since the 4th grade. He attended Emory University, and studied under the renowned Civil War historian Bell Wiley. After a Master’s degree in American history from the University of North Carolina…

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A Christmas Past

December 7, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Experience the holidays in 19th century style. Families will enjoy the opportunity for children to meet a ‘Thomas Nast’ Santa Claus including photo opportunities and the chance to enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. Thomas Nast is considered to be the “Father of the American Cartoon” and among his most notable works is his creation of the modern version of Santa Claus. Children will have the opportunity to participate in a craft making activity where the finished holiday craft can be…

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Tea & Tidings

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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The Park hosts several themed tea events throughout the year and this one offers the same tasty tea and treats with a program highlighting holiday traditions. Park staff attired in antebellum clothing will explore the origins and stories behind traditional holiday decorations such as bells, candles, candy canes, garland, stockings, wreaths and more. Discover the origins and traditions surrounding Christmas Cards which began prior to the American Civil War. Attendees will also enjoy what author Richard Paul Evans stated as; "The…

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January 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

January 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Speakers William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum will discuss “The CSS Richmond”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) 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 Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for…

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Volunteer Open Houses

January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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We offer fun volunteer opportunities to help preserve history, and promote education! As President John F. Kennedy said, “Every person can make a difference, and every person should try.” Park staff will share information on volunteer opportunities at the Park and hold on-site interviews on Thursday, January 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, January. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The National Museum of the Civil War…

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Volunteer Open Houses

January 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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We offer fun volunteer opportunities to help preserve history, and promote education! As President John F. Kennedy said, “Every person can make a difference, and every person should try.” Park staff will share information on volunteer opportunities at the Park and hold on-site interviews on Thursday, January 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, January. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The National Museum of the Civil War…

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February 2020

Volunteer Open Houses

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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We offer fun volunteer opportunities to help preserve history, and promote education! As President John F. Kennedy said, “Every person can make a difference, and every person should try.” Park staff will share information on volunteer opportunities at the Park and hold on-site interviews on Thursday, January 23 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, January. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The National Museum of the Civil War…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Speaker Chris Bingham will discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) 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 Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408…

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Valentine Tea

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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$24

At Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th-century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and snacks. Hear about famous love stories of 19th century couples where love was for better or worse! (Jefferson Davis + Sarah Knox Taylor, Jenny Wade + Jack Skelly, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, etc). Due to the popularity of this program, reservations and prepayment are required. RSVP by February 7th. Park Members $20, Non-Park Members $24

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