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For more information about any of the Park's events, tours and programs,
call (804) 861-2408 or toll-free 1-877-PAMPLIN. Tour PDFs are best viewed using Adobe Reader. For a free download, please click here.

Civil War Discovery Camp

Mini Custom Tour:
Hatcher's Run
February 7, 2015

Meet a guide at the National Museum and caravan to specified locations to discuss the battle details. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Free with Park admission.
Click here for a flier with additional details.

Reams Sign

Valentine Tea
February 14, 2015

Ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and tasty treats. Attendees will also lean about the history and customs of Valentine's Day and how etiquette influenced traditions of romantic courtship during the Civil War. 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Reservations required.
Click here for a flier with additional details.

Signature Sesquicentennial Event
April 1-5, 2015

Join A. Wilson Greene and guest experts on a special series of unique presentations and tours of sites associated with the 1865 Campaign for Petersburg, Lee’s Retreat, and Appomattox. Our event begins the evening of Wednesday, April 1 and concludes by 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 5. This event includes the Breakthrough Anniversary pre-dawn tour and the twelfth annual Spring Tour. See back of flyer for details. Reservations required.

Guest Speakers and Topics
A. Wilson Greene
April 2, 1865: Day of Decision at Petersburg
William Marvel
Lee’s Retreat: Myths and Reality
J. Tracy Power
Lee’s Miserables: The Final Week
Tom Huntington
Searching for George Meade and Ulysses S. Grant
Elizabeth Varon
Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom
William J. Cooper
Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Appomattox

Click here for a flier with additional details.

Fort Mahone

150th Breakthrough Anniversary
April 2 & 4, 2015

Thursday, April 2:
9:00 a.m.:   Park opens
                   British Plaque Dedication Ceremony featuring                    Lieutenant General Jones of the British army
9:30 a.m.:   Virginia Civil War 150 History Mobile opens
10:30 a.m.: “The Strongest Works in America”: Combined                    Arms Demonstration featuring Union and                                Confederate re-enactors
11:00 a.m.: Tour: Breakthrough Battlefield
11:45 a.m.: Commemorative Activities: Dedication of Vermont                    Brigade Monument, Wreath Laying Ceremony
2:00 p.m.:   Lecture: Patrick Falci on the death of Lt. Gen.                    Ambrose Powell Hill
3:00 p.m.:   Lecture: John Fox on the “Confederate Alamo” at                    Fort Gregg
Ongoing:    Civil War Wet Plate Photography
                   Re-enactor Military Encampments at the Hart Farm
                   Costumed Interpretation at Tudor Hall and Military                    Encampment
                   Rifle Demonstration: “Load in Nine Times”
                   Civil War Combat Film: “War So Terrible”
5:00 p.m.:   Park closes

Friday, April 3:
9:00 a.m.:   Park opens
9:30 a.m.:   Virginia Civil War 150 History Mobile opens
10:30 a.m.: Rifle Demonstration: “Load in Nine Times”
12:00 p.m.: Civil War Combat Film: “War So Terrible”
1:00 p.m.:   Tour: Breakthrough Battlefield
2:30 p.m.:   Rifle Demonstration: “Load in Nine Times”
3:30 p.m.:   Civil War Combat Film: “War So Terrible”
Ongoing:    Costumed Interpretation at Tudor Hall and Military                    Encampment
5:00 p.m.:   Park closes

Saturday, April 4:
9:00 a.m.:   Park opens
9:00-12:00 a.m.: Car Caravan Tour: The Breakthrough                                  (reservations and fee required)
10:30 a.m.: Civil War Wet Plate Photography demonstration
1:00-4:00 p.m.: Car Caravan Tour: After the Breakthrough                       (reservations and fee required)
2:30 p.m.:   Civil War Wet Plate Photography demonstration
Ongoing:    U.S. Grant Impersonator at historic Banks House
                   Civil War Wet Plate Photography
                   Costumed Interpretation at Tudor Hall and Military                    Encampment
                   Rifle Demonstration: “Load in Nine Times”
                   Civil War Combat Film: “War So Terrible”
5:00 p.m.:   Park closes

Harvest Tea
September 26, 2015

Details forthcoming.

Port Hudson

10th Annual Members' Tour:
Sherman Triumphant:
The March to the Sea and the Carolinas Campaign

September 29, 2015- October 8, 2015

Join A. Wilson Greene and guest guides for a unique tour of two of the Civil War's most important campaigns.  We will explore forts, battlefields, museums, and historic homes in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.  Reservations required.

Click here for a flier with additional details.

Atlanta

19th Annual Symposium:
The Civil War in 1865
October 16-18, 2015

Seven outstanding scholars discuss pivotal events of 1865: The End of the War in History and Memory. Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. Reservations required.

George C. Rable, University of Alabama
Providence and the End of the Civil War

Caroline Janney, Purdue University
The Ladies of Petersburg: Creating an Enduring Confederate Memorial

Frank Wetta,
Kean University
The Confederate Veteran in History, Film, and Memory

John Coski, Museum of the Confederacy
Will This Cruel War Never Be Over: Southerners in the Last Months of the War, January-May 1865

Mark Bradley, Center for Military History
From Bentonville to Bennett Place

Paul Quigley, Virginia Tech University
The Fourth of July 1865: Redefining America

A. Wilson Greene, Pamplin Historical Park
The Final Offensive at Petersburg

A. Wilson Greene will lead an optional detailed tour Friday of the Deep Bottom Campaigns and action North of the James. Both the tour and Speakers Dinner are optional add-ons to your registration fee.

Click here for a flier with additional details.

Shadow

Voices from the Shadows:
A Walk Through Hallowed Ground
October 29 & 30, 2015

Experience the Park after dark as
costumed guides lead you on a spine-chilling tour of the Park’s historical sites. 7:00 p.m. Reservations required.

Tea and Tidings
December 5, 2015

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 Christmas during the Civil War era, including traditional Christmas carols and stories. Reservations required.

 
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