Tag: summer

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 »

I Spy: A Civil War Spy Academy

During this two-day camp, participants will hear the stories of several Civil War spies, both Union and Confederate, who did what they could to help their cause through covert means. Campers will learn about the skills needed to be an effective spy; everything from code breaking to effective disguises. Campers will also discover some the… Read more »

Independence Day Celebration

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 programs throughout the day, to include presentations of 1856 Independence Day campaign speeches and a ceremony with a cannon… Read more »

I Spy: A Civil War Spy Academy

During this two-day camp, participants will hear the stories of several Civil War spies, both Union and Confederate, who did what they could to help their cause through covert means. Campers will learn about the skills needed to be an effective spy; everything from code breaking to effective disguises. Campers will also discover some the… Read more »

Focus Weekend: Technological Innovations

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is hosting a special weekend event focused on technological innovations both on the battlefield and on the farm during the antebellum era and the Civil War on August 18-19, 2018. It is said that for every year of warfare, technology is advanced ten… Read more »

Focus Weekend: Medicine

Daily between 10:30 am and 3:00 pm park visitors will be able to see period demonstrations highlighting military medicine and medical advancements used on and off of the battlefield and learning how pharmaceuticals played a role in prevention and treatment of diseases. The American Civil War saw seven out of every ten soldier fatalities caused… 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.

$1 Days of Summer at Pamplin

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is offering $1.00 general daily admission throughout the summer from Memorial Day May 28 through Labor Day September 3, 2018. This drastically reduced admission rate will allow all people an opportunity to access this amazing facility and share in our national heritage from… Read more »