Tag: history

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

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. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for… Read more »

Halloween Tea

At Pamplin Historical Park’s Halloween Tea, ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th-century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and snacks. Hear from Edger Allen Poe as his stories still haunt and thrill all who will listen. Additional details TBA 

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 »

24th Annual Civil War Symposium: Winning Big: Lopsided Victories

Join us for our 24th annual Civil War Symposium. This year’s program is titled “Winning Big: Lopsided Victories” and is presented by a panel of award winning scholars. Dr. Stewart L. Bennett, Chair & Professor of History Blue Mountain College Battle of Brice’s Crossroads Mr. Gary Ecelbarger Battle of Atlanta Mr. Michael J. McCarthy Battle… 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 10, 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

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 War Soldier from 6:30 pm-7:30 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT… Read more »

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin

Speaker Peter Carmichael will discuss “The Hicksford Raid”. 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… Read more »

Independence Day Weekend

Join us for an Independence Day tribute from July 4th to July 5th. See an artillery firing and color guard demonstration. Attend living history programs and demonstrations by costumed interpreters. See what life was really like for the common Civil War soldier, or explore what life was really like on an authentic 19th century plantation…. Read more »