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Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

Join us as we remember the 157th Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond.

Symposium 2021 Special Tour

Join Pamplin Historical Park’s Executive Director, Jerry “Dez” Desmond, and park historian, Tim Talbott, as we explore events in June of 1862 when 105,000 Union soldiers prepared to lay siege to the Confederate capital, Richmond, and end the Civil War. Seizing the initiative, new appointed Confederate commander, Robert E. Lee, lashed out at the Federals,… Read more »

Independence Day Celebration

Join us this Independence Day as Pamplin Historical Park will offer multiple programs throughout the day. Families will enjoy the chance to meet George Washington, hear about World War I from an American Doughboy, participate in 19th century games and take part in a ceremony concluding with a cannon fire salute. All visitors will have… Read more »

Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

Join us as we remember the 156th Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond. The Park hosts a schedule of activities and programs for walk-in visitors. Saturday, April 3, 2021 10:30 – 11:00 am “Load in Nine Times” firing demonstration at the Museum 11:15 –… Read more »

NPS Petersburg & Pamplin Historical Park Tour

*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… Read more »

Memorial Day

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier will offer a full schedule of daily programs on Memorial Day, Monday May 27. 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… Read more »

25th Park Anniversary Celebration

Join us for a celebration to remember what began in 1991 as a historic preservation effort, which resulted in a phone call and the multi-million dollar Pamplin Historical Park that you see and experience today. Activities will be taking place each day. Sunday begins with the opening of the new 25th Anniversary Exhibit featuring artifacts not… Read more »

25th Anniversary Photo Contest

Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is launching a “25th Anniversary Photo Contest” to celebrate 25 years of education and preservation. The contest is open to all U.S. residents 18 years of age and above.  This contest provides an opportunity for entrants to capture the natural beauty of the… Read more »

Independence Day

On Wednesday, July 4th, come for an Independence Day tribute. See an artillery firing and color guard during a patriotic ceremony. Join us for living history programs and demonstrations by costumed interpreters. See a Civil War era baseball demonstration and see a Revolutionary War presentation by historical interpreters.. See what life was really like for the common… Read more »

Memorial Day Commemoration

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier will offer a full schedule of daily programs on Memorial Day, Monday May 28. The Park will open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and activities are included with regular museum admission and food vendors Good Doggies Hot Dogs and Hau Lani Hawaiian… Read more »