Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Issues Holiday Invitation to Tea & Tidings at Pamplin Historical Park

Historical Park
founder and owner Robert
B. Pamplin Jr.
invites the public to experience the traditions of
Christmas past at Tea & Tidings on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 2 p.m. at the
National Museum of the Civil War Soldier.

Tea & Tidings attendees will enjoy gourmet holiday teas and tasty treats
while ladies and gentlemen in period dress explain 19th-century holiday
traditions. Participants will learn about the history and customs of
Christmas during the Civil War era, including traditional Christmas
carols and stories.

“The Christmas season is a time for celebration – eating and drinking
with friends and loved ones, sharing stories and music – and many
rituals and traditions have grown up around these celebrations,” said
Pamplin. “Tea & Tidings is an opportunity to experience 19th-century
practices and discover how holiday traditions have changed over the

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

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


For R.B. Pamplin Corporation
Claire Castellanos, 503-546-7894