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    Petersburg

    National Battlefield Virginia

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Segway Tours

Through a commercial use agreement between Segway of Richmond and Petersburg National Battlefield you can now book Segway tours of the Eastern Front.

Click here to make your reservation, meet at the battlefield for the tour, and a ranger will guide you around. It's a new and more personal way to explore the battlefield.

There is a $5.00 per vehicle entrance fee.

Did You Know?

Richard Eppes, 1890s

Richard Eppes, owner of Appomattox Plantation, which is currently part of the Grant's HQ Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield, noted that it took 8,320 pounds of bacon each year to feed his 127 enslaved people in 1860.