• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Contact the Education Department

For questions, concerns or to reserve a field trip, please contact the education department at Richmond National Battlefield Park.

Education Technician

Candace Hart
804-771-2018
e-mail us

 
Education team demonstrating 19th century games
Education team demonstrating 19th century games
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Sketch of black men building earthworks during the Civil War.

The Confederate government hired slave labor from all around Virginia. The slaves helped build earthen fortifications for the protection of Richmond; the government paid the slaves' owners for their work.