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Pamplin Historical Park

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6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803

October 2018

Home School Day

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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Educational program that use fun, participatory learning techniques to teach historical lessons about life in the nineteenth century. Includes a visit to the award-winning exhibit Duty Called Me Here and two hands-on programs, Plantation Life, and A Civil War Soldier’s Life, led by Pamplin Historical Park Educators. These programs are individually designed for children from third to twelfth grade. Reservations and a non-refundable prepayment by credit card or check are required. For reservations, contact a Park Reservation Specialist at 804-861-2408 or…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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This month Brian McKnight, Professor of History at University of Virginia’s College at Wise will be speaking. The Roundtable seeks to provide a more thorough understanding of this era and to better inform citizens of today.  

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

October 19 - October 21
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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Lectures, a Friday night reception, two mid-morning coffee breaks, two lunches, and a Saturday night banquet. Space is limited and reservations are required. A letter of confirmation will be sent to registrants. Space is limited so register today. See and print registration form here.

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Voices from the Shadows

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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A Halloween themed event featuring costumed guides portraying “agents of death” as they lead participants by candlelight on a spine-chilling tour through the historic park and battlefield that were fought over generations ago. At each stop, guests will encounter civilians and soldiers who worked, fought and died at the historic site or in the local area. These ghostly figures will recount their stories accompanied by sights and sounds from the past. Space is limited and reservations are required to ensure a…

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November 2018

Petersburg Civil War Round Table

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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This month Christopher Hamner, Professor of History at George Mason University will be speaking. The Roundtable seeks to provide a more thorough understanding of this era and to better inform citizens of today.  

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December 2018

Petersburg Civil War Round Table

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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This month Johnathan Noyalas, Director of the McCormick Civil War Institute at Shenandoah University will speak on Unionist spy Rebecca Wright, “That Woman Was Worth a Whole Brigade”: Rebecca Wright, Tom Laws, and the Beginning of Sheridan’s 1864 Shenandoah Campaign. The Roundtable seeks to provide a more thorough understanding of this era and to better inform citizens of today.  

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Tea and Tidings

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
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Ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet holiday tea and tasty treats. Learn about the history and customs of the season during the Civil War era, including traditional Christmas carols and stories. Visit with a period Thomas Nast Santa. Please bring an unwrapped gift for donation to the Toys for Tots program. Reservations required.

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