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Pamplin Historical Park, Petersburg

(4.6/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Located on the site of the April 2, 1865 "Breakthrough," the battle that ended the Petersburg Campaign and led to the evacuation of the Confederate capital at Richmond, Pamplin Historical Park is dedicated to learning about the American Civil War.
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  • We've been twice -- even bought a membership! Relaxing, informative with both inside and outside exhibits. Enjoyed following the lives of civil war soldiers and hearing personal stories of their lives...  more »
  • This park is incredible. It strives to give you all of the narratives and not just one side or the other. The Union, Confederates, enslaved, free, and civilians are all treated with the utmost respect...  more »
  • Pamplin Park is a privately run museum devoted to recording the history of the Civil War in Central Virginia. It has 2 museums, a working Civil War era farm and home, and sections of preserved battlef...  more »