Tag: Civil War

Tea & Tidings

A gourmet Holiday tea and tasty treats await adult guests as they enjoy period music while being taught 19th Century etiquette by ladies and gentlemen in period dress. Participants will also learn about the customs and stories of the season during the Civil War era.  

A Christmas Past

Step back in time and 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… Read more »

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

Speaker Johnathan White will discuss “Our Little Monitor”. 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… Read more »

Breakthrough Trail 5K at Pamplin

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 at the Hart Farm and finishing at the Freedom Garden. Top adult overall male and female finishers and top youth finishers, in each age group, will receive awards. The start… Read more »

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

Join speaker Ronald Coddington of Military Images for his presentation “Faces of Civil War Nurses.” 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 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Annual membership is $40.00…. Read more »

Voices from the Shadows

Join us for a Halloween themed event Voices from the Shadows. Additional Details TBA Based on true figures and stories of the Civil War era, the naturally haunting atmosphere of Pamplin Historical Park gives visitors a rare opportunity to experience emotional stories of those who came before us. “Words have no power to impress the mind… Read more »

Breakthrough Brew & Wine Fest

Join us in the Park’s Freedom Garden to enjoy beer, wine, live music and more at our 2nd annual Breakthrough Brew & Wine Fest. The rain date for this event is October 11, 2020. Food and craft vendors will also be present to satisfy any hunger while providing opportunities to purchase locally made products to… Read more »

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

Join speaker Ray Brown, Chief of Interpretation at Manassas National Battlefield, as he presents his presentation on “Soldier Remains at Manassas and Battlefield Archaeology.” The Petersburg Civil War Round Table (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… Read more »

Independence Day Celebration

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… Read more »

Joshua L. Chamberlain: Scholar-Warrior Exhibit

This limited time exhibit explores the life of the Civil War General and former Governor of Maine from birth to his death at age eighty-five. Artifacts, artwork and documents tell Chamberlain’s story of his formative years through his rise into today’s pop culture. The exhibit opening date of June 18 coincides with the severe wounding… Read more »