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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.

Dimmock Line

Summer Tour Series
Expanding the Breakthrough:
Generals Under Fire
August 15, 2015

This driving caravan tour will examine in depth the different ways that commanding generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee focused their energies while under fire during the events of April 2, 1865.

The tour will visit the Banks House (the site of Grant's headquarters), Fort Gregg, Edge Hill (Lee's headquarters), and the Dimmock Line to highlight the generals' decisions and actions during this decisive day's fighting.

Tour leaves at 10:30am from the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier. Free to members or with park admission.

Harvest Tea on the Lawn
September 26, 2015

Come join us for a quiet afternoon under the trees at Tudor Hall Plantation as you have a taste of 19th century life with gourmet teas and tasty treats.

Enjoy an in-depth tour of the inner workings of life in a 19th century plantation home and play genteel outdoor games on the house lawn! Learn the ins-and-outs of period etiquette and details about family life during the Civil War era.

Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, outdoor events will be modified as necessary.

Reservations required. Seatings at 2:00pm.

Click here for a flier with additional details.

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 Parkís historical sites. Come and hear haunting stories from the 19th century as you embark on a hair-raising tour by lantern light.

Reservations required. Tours begin at 7:00 p.m.

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

Reservations required. Seatings at 2:00pm.

11th Annual Spring Tour
Defending Washington

April 21-24, 2016

Join A. Wilson Greene and local historians as we explore the several campaigns that threatened Washington, D.C. between 1861 and 1864. Highlights include guided tours to Manassas, Ball's Bluff, Monocacy, Ft. Stevens, the Frederick Douglass House, and Lincolnís Cottage, where the President spent nearly a quarter of his term in residence.

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