Bat­tle­field’s win­ter hours

The Progress-Index Weekend - - LOCAL -

PETERS­BURG – Be­gin­ning De­cem­ber 1, the Gen­eral Grant’s Head­quar­ters and Five Forks Bat­tle­field Vis­i­tor Con­tact Sta­tions at Peters­burg Na­tional Bat­tle­field will be closed through the end of Fe­bru­ary.

Dur­ing those months, vis­i­tors to Gen­eral Grant’s Head­quar­ters Unit will still be able to walk the grounds, see the out­door ex­hibits and, groups of five or more can ar­range a guided tour through the plan­ta­tion house, the out­build­ings, and Gen­eral Grant’s cabin.

Vis­i­tors to Five Forks Bat­tle­field will still be able to en­joy the 5-stop driv­ing tour and 8 miles of recre­ational trails.

Peters­burg Na­tional Bat­tle­field was cre­ated in or­der to com­mem­o­rate the cam­paign, siege and de­fense of Peters­burg, in 1864 and 1865. For more in­for­ma­tion or to ar­range a group tour of Peters­burg Na­tional Bat­tle­field, call (804) 732-3531 ext. 204. Learn more about the PNB at www.nps.gov/ pete.

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