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  • No Parking Available in the Eastern Front Unit August 2

    Free shuttle service will transport all visitors to and from the Eastern Front Unit on August 2 during 150th Anniv. of the Battle of the Crater events. Shuttles will depart from the Farmer's Market located at 9 Old St. in Old Towne Petersburg.

  • Eastern Front Unit Trails Closed to Horse Traffic on August 2

    Those who would like to ride horses at the park on Aug. 2 are encouraged to use the trails at Five Forks in Dinwiddie County as other trails will be closed to horses that day while the park commemorates the 150th Anniv. of the Battle of the Crater.

Event Details

  • 02/08/2014

    Location: General Grant's Headquarters Unit | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: $5 Vehicle Fee Contact Name: Emmanuel Dabney Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (804) 732-3531 x222

Ranger led caravan tour highlights the role of United States Colored Troops regiments during the Siege of Petersburg. Reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, please call Park Ranger Emmanuel Dabney at (804) 732-3531 x222.