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Mobile Education Trailer


Mobile Education Trailer

Ken Damrau

Petersburg National Battlefield is proud to announce the addition of a new Mobile Education Trailer. The trailer will allow the Education staff to better serve the students and communities surrounding Petersburg National Battlefield. If you would like more information or would like the Mobile Education Trailer to come to your school or community event, please contact our Education Specialist, Leslie McClammy at 804-732-3531 ext 204 or send an email. You can also print out the attached brochure for more information on programming.

Did You Know?

Brig. General Frederick Winthrop

Union Brevet Brigadier General Frederick Winthrop was Massachusetts Bay Colony Governor John Winthrop's sixth great-grandson. Winthrop was mortally wounded at the Battle of Five Forks on April 1, 1865. (Petersburg National Battlefield)