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Civil War Parks

Civil War Parks

There are over 70 parks in the National Park System which have resources that are related to the history of the Civil War. They provide opportunities to tour the real places where this struggle occurred nearly 150 years ago. Over the course of the next several years, these parks will participate in commemorating the 150th anniversary of this major national event, helping to provide a broader historical context for our understanding of the war.


Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, KY
African American Civil War Memorial, DC
Andersonville National Historic Site, GA
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, TN
Antietam National Battlefield, MD
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park, VA
Arkansas Post National Memorial, AR
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, VA
Battleground National Cemetery (Rock Creek Park), DC
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, KY, TN
Blue Ridge Parkway, NC, VA
Booker T. Washington National Monument, VA
Boston African American National Historic Site, MA
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, MA
Brown v Board of Education National Historic Site, KS
Brice's Cross Roads National Battlefield Site, MS
Buffalo National River, AR
Cane River Creole National Historical Park, LA
Cape Hatteras National Seashore , NC
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, FL
Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park , VA
Charles Pinckney National Historic Site , SC
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, GA
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, DC, MD, WV
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park , GA, TN
Civil War Defenses of Washington, DC
Clara Barton National Historic Site, MD
Colonial National Historical Park , VA
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, KY
Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
Ford's Theater National Historic Site , DC
Fort Davis National Historic Site , TX
Fort Donelson National Battlefield , TN
Fort Larned National Historic Site, KS
Fort McHenry National Monument Historic Shrine, MD
Fort Pulaski National Monument, GA
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, NC
Fort Scott National Historic Site , KS
Fort Smith National Historic Site, AR, OK
Fort Sumter National Monument , SC
Fort Union National Monument , NM
Frederick Douglas National Historic Site, DC
Frederick Law Olmstead National Historic Site , MA
Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, VA
George Washington Carver National Monument, MO
General Grant National Memorial , NY
Gettysburg National Military Park , PA
Golden Gate National Recreation Area , CA
    Alcatraz Island, CA
    Fort Point National Historic Site, CA
    Presidio of San Francisco, CA
Governor's Island National Monument, NY
Gulf Islands National Seashore , FL, MS
Hampton National Historic Site , MD
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV
Homestead National Monument of America, NE
Independence National Historical Park, PA
James A. Garfield National Historic Site, OH
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial , MO
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve , LA
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, GA
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, AR
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, IN
Lincoln Home National Historic Site , IL
Lincoln Memorial , DC
Maggie L Walker National Historic Site, VA
Mammoth Cave National Park , KY
Manassas National Battlefield Park , VA
Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, VT\
Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site, GA
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, NY
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, DC
Monocacy National Battlefield, MD
Natchez National Historical Park , MS
Natchez Trace Parkway , AL, MS, TN
    Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail, MS, TN
    Tupelo National Battlefield , MS
National Capital Parks East , DC
    Carter G. Woodson National Histoic Site, DC
    Fort Dupont Park , DC
    Fort Foote, MD
    Fort Washington Park , MD
    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, DC
New Bedford National Historical Park, MA
Ocmulgee National Monument, GA
Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site , TX
Pea Ridge National Military Park , AR
Pecos National Historical Park , NM
Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site, DC
Petersburg National Battlefield, VA
Richmond National Battlefield, VA
Rock Creek Park , DC
San Juan Island National Historical Park , WA
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site , CO
Santa Fe National Historic Trail, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, AL
Shiloh National Military Park , TN, MS
Springfield Armory National Historic Site , MA
Stones River National Battlefield, TN
Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve, FL
Tupelo National Battlefield, MS
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site, AL
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, AL
Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site , MO
Vicksburg National Military Park , MS
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, OK
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, MO
Women's Rights National Historical Park, NY

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