PETERSBURG, VA--(Marketwired - Jan 26, 2016) - Pamplin Historical Park founder and owner Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr., invites the public to experience Civil War era America with a Valentine's Day tea at the park on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 2 p.m.

Event participants will witness ladies and gentlemen in period dress share 19th century etiquette and the traditions of romantic courtship from the Civil War era. Gourmet tea and treats will be served.

"Pamplin Historical Park's Valentine's Day tea will be a celebration of romance from the 19th century," said Dr. Pamplin. "Couples and families alike will enjoy the afternoon together as they learn interesting facts about the Civil War."

Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier are located at 6125 Boydton Plank Road in Petersburg, Va. Reservations are required for this event and tickets are $20 for the general public and $18 for park members. For reservations or more information, call (804) 861-2408 or visit

About Pamplin Historical Park
One of "Virginia's Best Places to Visit" according to the Travel Channel and designated as a National Historic Landmark, Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is a 424-acre Civil War campus located in Dinwiddie County, Va., offering a combination of high-tech museums and hands-on experiences. The park has four world-class museums and four antebellum homes. The park is also the site of the Breakthrough battle of April 2, 1865, and America's premier participatory experience, Civil War Adventure Camp. For more information, please call 804-861-2408 or visit

About Robert B. Pamplin Jr.
Robert B. Pamplin Jr. has earned eight degrees -- including two doctorates -- in business, economics, accounting, education and theology. He has been honored nationally as a businessman, philanthropist, ordained minister, educator, historical preservationist and author of 16 books and comic books, including two book-of-the-month club selections. Pamplin's business interests include media (the Portland Tribune and 25 community newspapers), textiles, construction and agriculture. He has been awarded many honorary degrees and featured in national magazines, in newspapers and on television. He has served on presidential and state commissions, and he has been chairman of the board of trustees of three colleges. Pamplin is widely recognized as America's leading historical preservationist and foremost diversified entrepreneur. For more information, visit

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