PETERSBURG, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To honor the arrival of fall and the turning leaves, as well as a
plantation pastime of an age gone by, Pamplin Historical Park founder
and owner Dr.
Robert B. Pamplin Jr., invites the public to a Harvest Tea on the
Lawn on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 2 p.m.
The event will take place on the lawn outside the Tudor Hall Plantation
Home. Event participants will witness ladies and gentlemen in period
dress demonstrate 19th century etiquette. Guests will have
the opportunity to participate in this genteel leisure activity from the
Civil War era as gourmet tea and tasty treats are served.
“Understanding culture is integral to understanding our history because
of its lasting impact on society,” said Dr. Pamplin. “The Pamplin
Historical Park is an excellent resource for people to learn about the
Civil War era, including the opportunity to experience first-hand the
cultural practices of that period in our history.”
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
are located at 6125 Boydton Plank Road in Petersburg, Va. Reservations
are required for this event and tickets are $20 for the general public
and $18 for park members. For reservations or more information, call
(804) 861-2408 or visit http://www.pamplinpark.org/events.html.
About Pamplin Historical Park
One of “Virginia’s Best Places to Visit” according to the Travel Channel
and designated as a National Historic Landmark, Pamplin Historical Park
& The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is a 424-acre Civil War
campus located in Dinwiddie County, Va., offering a combination of
high-tech museums and hands-on experiences. The park has four
world-class museums and four antebellum homes. The park is also the site
of the Breakthrough battle of April 2, 1865, and America’s premier
participatory experience, Civil War Adventure Camp. For more
information, please call 804-861-2408 or visit www.pamplinpark.org.
About Robert B. Pamplin Jr.
Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has earned eight degrees – including two
doctorates – in business, economics, accounting, education and theology.
He has been honored nationally as a businessman, philanthropist,
ordained minister, educator, historical preservationist and author of 16
books and comic books, including two book-of-the-month club selections.
Pamplin’s business interests include media (the Portland Tribune and 25
community newspapers), textiles, construction and agriculture. He has
been awarded many honorary degrees and featured in national magazines,
in newspapers and on television. He has served on presidential and state
commissions, and he has been chairman of the board of trustees of three
colleges. Pamplin is widely recognized as America’s leading historical
preservationist and foremost diversified entrepreneur. For more
information, visit www.pamplin.org.
For Pamplin Historical Park
Wendy Lane Stevens, 503-546-7897