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  • Phone: (434) 348-8888
  • Fax: (434) 336-0007
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  • Outdoor Activities

    »Pamplin Historical Park & National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

    Three million men fought in the Civil War and the exhibits at this museum comprehensively demonstrate their circumstances and ideologies. Other attractions at Pamplin Historic Park include Tudor Hall Plantation, an 1812 Greek-revival home that was the brigade headquarters of Confederate General Samuel McGowan, and the Breakthrough Trail, an 1865 battlefield where Grant's Union forces broke Lee's defensive line guarding Petersburg. Three historic, walkable trails that take from 15-30 minutes each to walk - perfect for families with young children or those interested in some light walking in a gorgeous setting.

    6125 Boydton Plank Rd
    Petersburg, VA 23803

    »Franklin Bowling Center

    Enjoy the fun and competition of this modern bowling alley offering a full restaurant onsite.

    1327 Armory Drive
    Franklin, Virginia 23851

    »Petersburg National Battlefield Park

    A yawning crater still scars the site of Petersburg's Civil War battlefield. It was created when Union troops dug tunnels to detonate explosives under Confederates. The method killed thousands of men in an effort to break the line of defense. about a half hour Petersburg was under siege for ten months because it was strategic to taking the Confederacy and its capitol in nearby Richmond. A monument at the Park was recently erected to honor the contributions of African-American soldiers who served in both the Confederate and Union armies. Petersburg is 25 miles south of Richmond. Take I-95 south to Route 36 to reach the battlefield. No fee for Five Forks or Grant's Headquarters.

    1539 Hickory Hill Road
    Petersburg, VA 23803

    »Blandford Church

    The lives of 30,000 Confederate soldiers were lost during the Siege of Petersburg, one of the most devastating events of the Civil War. Blandford Church, built in 1735, now honors their memory. Here, at their graves, the first Memorial Day was observed in 1866. Fifteen Tiffany stained-glass windows, designed in their honor, adorn the building. Donated by southern states after the war, this is one of only seven complete sets of Tiffany windows in existence. To reach Petersburg take I-95 south about 30 minutes from Richmond.

    111 Rochelle Ln
    Petersburg, VA 23803

    »Siege Museum

    Imagine a chicken costing $50! This excessive price was demanded of Petersburg citizens during the Civil War. The largest siege of any American city took place here when, for ten months, Union troops relentlessly attacked to facilitate taking nearby Richmond. The subsequent conditions in Petersburg are explored at the Siege Museum. The museum is located in the former commodities market and illustrates how residents lived before, during and after the War. Petersburg is about a half hour from Richmond. Take I-95 south into the city.

    15 W Bank St
    Petersburg, VA 23803

    »Centre Hill Mansion

    Centre Hill, built in 1823 and remodeled in the 1840s, then again in 1901, displays the evolution of several architectural styles. Once the residence of the Bolling family, it has always been the most magnificent home in the city. Ornate woodwork and a 1840s service tunnel that connects the work area of the house to the city are special features of Centre Hill. Petersburg is about a half hour from Richmond. Take I-95 south into the city.

    1 Centre Hill Court
    Petersburg, VA 23803

    »Hopewell & Old City Point

    In 1864, General Grant selected City Point as the Union Headquarters. His T-shaped cabin still stands. Other attractions are: Appomattox Plantation (1763); Crescent Hills, a neighborhood with one of America's largest concentrations of Sears, Roebuck & Co. Catalog Houses by Mail; the home and burial place of the only son of Pocahontas and John Rolfe and Weston Manor, an elegant 18th-century Tidewater mansion. After touring local landmarks and historic sites, take in a show at the Swift Creek Mill Theater or enjoy seasonal riverside concerts. Hopewell is a 20-minute drive from Richmond. Take Exit 9A on I-95 south.

    4100 Oaklawn Blvd
    Hopewell, VA 23860

    »Kerr Lake State Recreation Area

    The historic Kerr Lake State Recreation Area is a stupendous park site in North Carolina. The monumental North Carolina State Park is situated in Vance and Warren Counties. It approximately encompasses a mammoth 50,000 acre (202 square kilometers) man-made cover. The scenic lake and state park is a picturesque site, perfect for a recreational visit. It was founded and established in 1981 and its elevation lies at 318 foot (96.9 meters). 

    6254 Satterwhite Point Road
    Henderson, NC 27537
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