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Pamplin Historical Park

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6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg,VA23803

March 2019

Breakthrough Trail 5K

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg,VA23803
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$

The race will take place on historic Civil War battlefield trails starting at the Hart Farm and finishing at the Freedom Garden. Top adult overall male and female finishers and top youth finishers, in each age group, will receive awards. The start time is at 9:00 am and race day registration is open from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Online entry and payment can be made at RunSignUp.com. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information.

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Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

March 30 - March 31
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg,VA23803
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$

Remember the 154th 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 and watch firing demonstrations and more. All programs and activities are included with Park admission. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information.

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April 2019

Breakthrough Battlefield Walking Tour

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg,VA23803
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$

The tour will begin at the historic Hart Farm which survived the battle and has been restored to its wartime appearance. After a brief overview of the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns, guests will then embark on a tour of the battlefield to explore the original terrain features while incorporating the history that unfolded on this National Landmark site resulting in the collapse of Petersburg defenses and the withdrawal of Confederate forces from Richmond. Tour reservations are required.

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg,VA23803
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Speaker Gerald Prokopowicz of East Carolina University will discuss “Frequently Asked Questions (and why they matter) about Abraham Lincoln.”

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg,VA23803
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Join this month’s guest speaker Dr. Gerald Prokopowicz of East Carolina University as he talks about Frequently Asked Questions (and why they matter) about Abraham Lincoln. He is the author of Did Lincoln Own Slaves?: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about Abraham Lincoln and All for the Regiment: The Army of the Ohio, 1861-1862 and is also the online host of Civil War Talk Radio.

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Park Day 2019

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pamplin Historical Park, 6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg,VA23803
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Free

Help beautify aspects of the 424-acre park. Volunteers should meet at The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier dressed in work attire. Water, gloves, and eye protection will be provided to volunteers. Pre-registration is required. For more information and pre-registration call (804) 861-2408.

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