• Poplar Grove National Cemetery Luminary Event (photo courtesy of Joanne Williams)

    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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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

  • 09/20/2014

    Location: Eastern Front Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM,2:00 PM Fee Information: $5 per vehicle Contact Name: Robert Webster Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: (804) 732-3531 x223

Ranger presentation about fourteen United States Colored Troops who earned the medal of honor for their bravery and achievements during the Battle of New Market Heights.