• Civil War Museum Uses New Technology near Hopewell and Prince George County Virginia

    Pamplin Historical Park is offering tourists a new audio tour that includes a brief five minute walk or a half day stroll covering more than 30 outdoor stops. The 422-acre Civil War park includes four museums, three anti-bellum homes, living history demonstrations, a Civil War battlefield and a Civil War Adventure Camp. Agrarian lovers will find an antebellum kitchen garden, field plants like wheat, corn, cotton and tobacco, a gardening demonstrations, grazing sheep and chickens.

    Their new state of the art audio tour includes 50 stops inside The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, featuring the stories of 13 soldiers, both Union and Confederate. The narrative is created from letters home and other memorabilia. Scenic recreations within the museum include details from camp life to drill, medicine and medical equipment used in the war, musical bands, combat and weapons.

    The 33 stops out in the park cover the Breakthrough Battle, with stories at particular spots where incidents occurred. Also, they include demonstrations of farming, slave life and a restoration of Tudor Hall plantation house, built circa 1812.

    Visit Pamplin Historical Park this summer during their "dollar days" when admission to the park is just $1!
    6125 Boydton Plank Rd, Petersburg, VA 23803