Mondays, August 4, 11, 18, 25, & Sept. 1 @ 7:00 pm
Eastern Front Unit Visitor Center Auditorium - Free
The First World War - 100 Years On
Each night will air 2-parts of the 10-part British series "The First World War" as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first world war of which the Siege of Petersburg is considered to be a precursor.
Saturday, August 16:
Civil War 150th Speaker Series
Author Robert O'Connor speaks on the experiences of black Union soldiers in the Siege of Petersburg
11:00 am - Dinwiddie Court House, 14101 Boydton Plank Road, Dinwiddie
2:00 pm - Petersburg National Battlefield Eastern Front Unit Visitor Center
Saturday & Sunday, August 23-24
150th Anniversary of the Battles of Weldon Railroad and Reams Station
Western Front Unit, Tour Stop 1 (Fort Wadsworth) & Tour Stop 2 (Poplar Grove National Cemetery)
Reams Station - from Ft. Wadsworth, follow Halifax Rd. south for approx. 6.5 miles and turn right onto Rt. 606 just beyond Oak Grove Church which will be on the left.
Saturday Hours: 10:00 - 5:00 pm Sunday Hours: 10:00 - 3:00 pm
Rangers and living historians provide programs commemorating General Ulysses S. Grant's fourth offensive.
Details and Schedule: Visitor's Guide