Tag: living history

Tea & Tidings

Ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet holiday tea and tasty treats.   Attendees will also learn about the history and customs of the season during the Civil War era, including traditional Christmas carols and stories accompanied by festive music.   Attendees are invited to tour… Read more »

Focus Weekend: Technological Innovations

Visit the Park during our focus weekends and see demonstrations at Tudor Hall and our Military Encampment areas. These programs highlight aspects of antebellum life and soldier’s experiences which  are outside of normal Park scheduled programming. Included with regular admission at 10:30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.

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 »

Focus Weekend: Cooking

Visit the Park during our focus weekends and see demonstrations at Tudor Hall and our Military Encampment areas. These programs highlight aspects of antebellum life and soldier’s experiences which  are outside of normal Park scheduled programming. Included with regular admission at 10:30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.

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 »

Breakthrough Living History Weekend

  Join us as we remember the 153rd Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond. The Park hosts a full schedule of activities and programs for walk-in visitors each day. Visitors will have the opportunity to drill with the troops, cook soldier’s food, watch battle… Read more »

Home School Day

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is offering a special field trip program this May for home school families and associations. Home School Tours at Pamplin Historical Park include educational programs that use fun, participatory learning techniques to teach historical lessons about life in the nineteenth century. Each Home School… Read more »

Black History Month at Pamplin: Sojourner Truth

Charmaine Crowell-White will provide a first-person portrayal of famed abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth. Born Isabella in the late 1790s, in New York State, Truth escaped to freedom and became a noted champion of human rights. Black History Month events are included with regular paid Park admission or active Park memberships.

Valentine Tea

At Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th-century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and snacks. Attendees will also learn about the history of Valentine’s Day and traditions of romantic courtship during the Civil War era. Park Members $20 Non-Park Members $24 Reservations required by Feb. 7,… Read more »

Volunteer Open House at Pamplin

Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is offering fun volunteer opportunities to help preserve history, and promote education! As John F. Kennedy said, “We celebrate the past to awaken the future.” Park staff will share information on volunteer opportunities at the Park and hold on-site interviews on Saturday, Feb…. Read more »