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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.

Memorial Day
May 25, 2015

Join us for a special Memorial Day Commemoration ceremony, including an artillery demonstration, color bearers, and the playing of Taps.

Before the ceremony visitors can learn about a number of soldiers that were killed or mortally wounded during the April 2, 1865 Breakthrough battle by participating in a guided “Walk of Honor.” Parts of these soldiers’ stories will be presented taken from their letters while alive and from recollections of their family, friends, and comrades after their death. Their stories illustrate the causes, commitment, and consequences of the war.

Walk of Honor begins at 12:00pm at the Battlefield Center. Artillery demonstration begins at 1:00pm, followed by Taps. Free with Park admission

white oak road

Summer Tour Series:
Expanding the Breakthrough

Special Caravan Tour
June 20, 2015

Join a Pamplin Historical Park historian for a two hour car caravan tour of the White Oak Road battlefield.

The tour begins at Pamplin Historical Park and includes stops at the Union rallying point along Gravelly Run and the Confederate earthworks owned by the Civil War Trust. A short walking trail at White Oak Road leads to two well-preserved Confederate artillery positions and the scene of intense combat on this pivotal day.

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

memorial day

Independence Day
July 4, 2015

Celebrate our nation's independence with a cannon firing!

Demonstration begins at 1:00pm. Free with Park admission.

Harvest Tea
September 26, 2015

Enjoy an afternoon of gourmet teas and tasty treats while getting a taste of 19th century life. Learn period etiquette and details about the lives of women and their families on 19th century plantations.

Reservations required. Teas at 10:00am and 2:00pm.

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.


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.


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

Reservations required. Teas at 10:00am and 2:00pm.

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