SOURCE: Pamplin

August 16, 2016 09:00 ET

Summer Tour Series Continues at Pamplin Historical Park With The Battle of Sutherland Station

PETERSBURG, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2016) - Pamplin Historical Park founder and owner Robert B. Pamplin Jr. invites visitors to learn more about The Battle of Sutherland Station on Saturday, Aug. 20. The Battle of Sutherland Station driving caravan tour departs from The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier at 10:30 a.m. and is free with membership or regular park admission.

Part of the popular Summer Tour Series, the tour will follow the actions and maneuvers of Niles' Division against the remnants of the Confederate Third Corps with the control of the South Side Railroad at stake. The program will be led by Park Ranger and Historian Edward Alexander.

"This is an incredible opportunity for visitors to gain insight into one of the lesser known battles of the Civil War," said Pamplin. "Edward will discuss this pivotal battle and the important role it played for both sides."

For more information, visit http://www.pamplinpark.org/events.html.

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 www.pamplinpark.org.

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 www.pamplin.org. For more information about Pamplin's preservation efforts, visit www.pamplincollection.org.

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