SOURCE: Pamplin

April 19, 2016 10:00 ET

Pamplin Historical Park Hosts Mother's Day Tea

May 7 Event Features Teas, Treats and Etiquette From Civil War Era

PETERSBURG, VA--(Marketwired - Apr 19, 2016) - In honor of Mother's Day, Pamplin Historical Park founder and owner Robert B. Pamplin Jr. invites mothers and their loved ones to enjoy an afternoon of gourmet teas and tasty treats while learning 19th-century etiquette and parlor games.

"We want to celebrate mothers with a special tea at Pamplin Historical Park. The formal tea service incorporating 19th-century tradition will showcase our American culture in a unique way," said Pamplin. "Mothers, daughters, grandmothers and granddaughters will all enjoy this exceptional experience."

The one-of-a kind afternoon will be held on Saturday, May 7. Seating begins at 2:00 p.m. and reservations are required. The event is $20 for members and $22 for the general public. 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 & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is a 424-acre Civil War campus located in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, 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 Civil War 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 23 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. National and local publications have written of Dr. Pamplin -- "Not since the late Victorians has any person accomplished so much in a...single concentrated life." For more information, visit For more information about Pamplin's preservation efforts, visit

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