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Interesting visitor's center with nice maps on the wall and artifacts. I saw a library/research room although we did not go in or inquire about it. Friendly staff. There are a couple of trails with placards along the way, one of which is currently closed...More
My wife and I spent a very enjoyable and interesting day at Sailor's Creek Battlefield. We are Civil War buffs and have visited before, but we learn something new each time. This time was no different. The Visitor Center is very modern and informative. There...More
Chris Calkins lives in an antebellum mansion in Petersburg. A longtime park service ranger, he once worked at Five Forks on the Petersburg battlefield. Now he works at Sailor's Creek, the site of the last major battle of the Civil War, on the road of...More
My time here was limited. I found the museum informative and their personnel extremely knowledgeable and friendly. The museum has restrooms and out in this location is a necessity. LOL.
You will enjoy this place especially if you have an avid interest in the civil...More
My grandson and I started with a tour of the excellent Petersburg Civil War attractions, then followed the path to Appomattox. Sailors Creek is a very necessary stop. The beautiful visitors center was recently completed and the nearby Hillsman House has been restored beautifully (this...More
Most people are familar with the significance of Appomatox in ending the Civil War in 1865. THIS Virginia State Park offers an excellant point of reference for showing how the CSA's defeat in this battle insured the complete victory for the Union forces three days...More
The ranger at the visitor center explained how the battle occurred and progressed. Using paintings, maps and the window at the visitors center, he showed us where the important battles and surrender took place and pointed out important military figures in the paintings. He was...More