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March 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Speaker John Mountcastle will discuss “When War Came This Way: Women’s Experiences during the Civil War in Virginia”. 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…

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Homeschool Day

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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*Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is cancelling or postponing all events and programs until April 15, 2020, based upon the guidance of the CDC regarding “social distancing” and the elimination of large gatherings.  This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution.  It will be impossible to know if we are overreacting or doing too much, but it will be quite apparent…

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Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

March 28 @ 9:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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*Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is cancelling or postponing all events and programs until April 15, 2020, based upon the guidance of the CDC regarding “social distancing” and the elimination of large gatherings.  This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution.  It will be impossible to know if we are overreacting or doing too much, but it will be quite apparent…

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April 2020

NPS Petersburg & Pamplin Historical Park Tour

April 2 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 am

*Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is cancelling or postponing all events and programs until April 15, 2020, based upon the guidance of the CDC regarding “social distancing” and the elimination of large gatherings.  This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution.  It will be impossible to know if we are overreacting or doing too much, but it will be quite apparent…

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Breakthrough Walking Tour

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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*Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is cancelling or postponing all events and programs until April 15, 2020, based upon the guidance of the CDC regarding “social distancing” and the elimination of large gatherings.  This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution.  It will be impossible to know if we are overreacting or doing too much, but it will be quite apparent…

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Park Day 2020

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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*Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is cancelling or postponing all events and programs until April 15, 2020, based upon the guidance of the CDC regarding “social distancing” and the elimination of large gatherings.  This decision is being made out of an abundance of caution.  It will be impossible to know if we are overreacting or doing too much, but it will be quite apparent…

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July 2020

Independence Day Celebration

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Proclaim America's Independence with us on July 4, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. with activities and programs. As essayist John Burroughs stated "That which distinguishes this day from all others is that then both orators and artillerymen shoot blank cartridges." In the spirit of Burroughs' quote, Pamplin Historical Park staff will offer multiple programs throughout the day, to include a patriotic ceremony with the pledge of allegiance and a cannon fire salute. Families are invited to participate in…

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August 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join Dr. James Broomall on August 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. as he reveals "Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers" at the Petersburg Civil War Roundtable. Dr. Broomall is the Director of the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War and an associate professor of History at Sheperd University located in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Prior to joining the Shepard University staff, Broomall taught history at the University of North Florida…

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Victory Over Japan Living History Event

August 15 @ 9:00 am - August 16 @ 5:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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This living history event commemorates the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Guests will have the opportunity to learn from living historians portraying soldiers who fought in the Pacific Theater and about a number of different aspects of a soldier’s life to include weapons, signals and communications, and tactical demonstrations. World War II, which was fought between 1939 and 1945, cost an estimated 85 million casualties both military and civilian worldwide. The United States military casualties amounted…

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September 2020

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

September 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803 United States
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Join speaker Dr. Peter S. Carmichael as he takes attendees on a tale of adventure with "The Hicksford Raid" at the Petersburg Civil War Roundtable. The Hicksford Raid took place on December 7, 1864 when Union Major General Govereur K. Warren led 28,000 men south from petersburf to destroy the Petersburg Railroad between Stony Creek and the Meherrin River railroad bridge at Hicksford. If successful, this would sever the Confederate supply line. Gen. Warren and his force would be confronted…

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