Roundtable: Cleburne Saves the Day: The Battle of Ringgold

Join speaker Jerry Desmond, Executive Director of Pamplin Historical Park as he shares, “Cleburne Saves the Day, The Battle of Ringgold, November 27, 1863.” Following a disgraceful defeat at Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 25, 1863, Confederate General Braxton Bragg needed someone to protect the rear of the Army of Tennessee and its... Read more »

124th New York Living History at Pamplin Park

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

The recreated 124th New York Infantry Regiment living history group will be at the park on August 13, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with activities and programs. Families will enjoy the chance to drill with the troops while they share why they fought and explain the equipment and life of the men during... Read more »

World War II in the Pacific

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

This living history event brings to life the experiences of fighting in the Pacific Theater and the home front during 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,... 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 »

Voices from the Shadows Murder Mystery: Who Killed Sergeant Korper?

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

Join us for this murder mystery as groups will join a Provost investigator as he questions suspects and follows leads to help you discover, "Who Killed Sergeant Korper?" There's one body, two wounds and six suspects who all have a motive and means to have committed murder. The investigation takes place on the historic grounds... Read more »

5th Annual Breakthrough Trail 5K

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg, VA

This annual event is a partnership between the Park and Tri-Cities Road Runners. The race will take place on historic Civil War battlefield trails starting and finishing at the Hart Farm located at 6915 Duncan Rd., Petersburg, VA 23803. The race course will guide participants through the Civil War Breakthrough Battlefield trails which ended the... 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 »