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5th Annual Breakthrough Trail 5K

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 »

Roundtable: Battle of Glendale

Join speaker Doug Crenshaw as he shares the story of “The Battle of Glendale.” The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month 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… Read more »

Roundtable: Marching Masters

Join speaker Dr. Colin Woodward as he shares the story of “Marching Masters: Slaves, Race, and the Confederate Army.” The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month 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… Read more »

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 »

Memorial Day Commemoration

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier will offer a full schedule of daily programs this Memorial Day. The Park will open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and activities are included with regular museum admission. Schedule of Events: 9:00 – 9:30 am Dressing for Mourning at Tudor Hall Plantation… Read more »

3rd Annual Breakthrough Car Show

Join in the fun of this automotive extravaganza. Experience the sights and sounds of elegant autos from yesteryear to the technologically advanced super cars of today at the historic Hart Farm, which is part of Pamplin Historical Park located near Petersburg, Virginia. The Breakthrough Car Show is open to all makes, models and years of… Read more »

Homeschool Day

Students will be led by an experienced park educator through three of our programs:   “Soldier Life,” which gives hands-on opportunities to understand the challenges faced by Union and Confederate soldiers;   “Plantation Life,” which discusses the lives of people in the antebellum South; and a visit through the National Museum of the Civil War… Read more »

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. At 4:40 a.m. April 2, 1865, some 14,000 Union soldiers moved forward in the chilly gloom toward the Confederate fortifications six miles southwest of Petersburg. Less than an hour later, the… Read more »

Valentine Tea

Join Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea where park staff are attired in mid- 1800s, clothing and will present a themed program. Due to the popularity of this program, reservations and prepayment are required. The Victorians were creative in divining what their true loves would look like, what their names would start with, and other defining… Read more »

Veterans Day

Pamplin Historical Park will offer multiple programs throughout the day, to include presentations on artillery “The King of Battle”, a lecture and living-history demonstration on the Spanish-American War, a live musical performance of soldier’s songs and a ceremony with cannon fire salute. A Veterans Day ceremony will start at noon with a presentation of colors… Read more »