Tag: tours

22nd Annual Civil War Symposium: First Ladies of Civil War History

Join us for our 22nd Annual Civil War Symposium: First Ladies of the Civil War on October 19-21, 2018. This year’s symposium features a first ever all-female award-winning speaker panel of leading Civil War historians from across the country. Symposium topics vary from “Sherman’s March to the Sea” to “The Colors of Courage: Gettysburg’s Forgotten History… Read more »

Symposium Tour 2018: Hidden Treasures

Join historians for a special tour in conjunction with our 22nd Annual Civil War Symposium on October 19, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pamplin Historical Park Executive Director, Jerry “Dez” Desmond will begin the tour at the Park and then lead tour attendees on an experience as the hidden treasures at Fort Lee are revealed… Read more »

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 »

$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 »

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 »

Black History Month at Pamplin: Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks

Dr. Kelley Deetz will speak on her recently published book, Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine. A limited number of books will be available for purchase and signing. Following Dr. Deetz’s talk, Wisteria Perry will provide a tour of the recreated Tudor Hall kitchen quarter and explain how plantation… Read more »

Voices from the Shadows

Experience the Park after dark as costumed guides lead you on a spine-chilling tour of the Park’s historical sites. Listen to haunting stories from the 19th century as you embark on a hair-raising tour by lantern light. Reservations required.

Voices from the Shadows

Experience the Park after dark as costumed guides lead you on a spine-chilling tour of the Park’s historical sites. Listen to haunting stories from the 19th century as you embark on a hair-raising tour by lantern light. Reservations required.

12th Annual Spring Tour: Defending Richmond

Join A. Wilson Greene and local historians as we examine the various efforts to capture the Confederate capital. Highlights include visits to the Seven Days Battlefields, North Anna, Haw’s Shop, Totopotomoy Creek, and Cold Harbor. We will also explore the Confederate defenses north of the James and at Drewry’s Bluff. Also on the agenda are… Read more »