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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.

Painting of the Civil War forces in battle


Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park, KY
Adams Adams National Historical Park, MA
African American Civil War Memorial, DC
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, PA
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
Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, CO
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
Boston National Historical Park, 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
Cape Lookout 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
Cumberland Island National Seashore, GA
Dry Tortugas National Park, FL
Eisenhower National Historic Site, PA
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site, DC
Fort Bowie National Historic Site, AZ
Fort Caroline National Memorial, FL
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 Monroe National Monument, VA
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
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, WA
Frederick Douglass 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
Golden Spike National Historic Site, UT
Governors Island National Monument, NY
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, NC,TN
Gulf Islands National Seashore, FL, MS
Hampton National Historic Site, MD
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV, MD, VA
Homestead National Monument of America, NE
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, PA
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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
Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, MA
Lowell National Historical Park, MA
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park , TX
Maggie L Walker National Historic Site, VA
Mammoth Cave National Park, KY
Manassas National Battlefield Park, VA
Manzanar National Historic Site, CA
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
Minidoka Internment National Monument, ID
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 Historic Site, DC
    Fort Dupont Park, DC
    Fort Foote, MD
    Fort Washington Park, MD
    Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, DC
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, MA
Nicodemus National Historic Site, KS
Ocmulgee National Monument, GA
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail, VA, TN, NC, SC
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
Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial, CA
President's Park, DC
Richmond National Battlefield Park, VA
Rock Creek Park, DC
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, NH
San Juan Island National Historical Park, WA
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, CO
Santa Fe National Historic Trail, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK
Scotts Bluff National Monument, NE
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail, AL
Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site, DC
Shenandoah National Park, VA
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
Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Vicksburg National Military Park, MS
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, MO
Women's Rights National Historical Park, NY
Yellowstone National Park, WY, MT, ID

Heritage Areas

Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area
Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area
Augusta Canal National Heritage Area
Baltimore National Heritage Area
Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor
Blue Ridge National Heritage Area
Cane River National Heritage Area
Champlain Valley National Heritage Partnership
Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area
Gullah/Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor
Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor
Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area
Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area
Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area
Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District
South Carolina National Heritage Corridor
Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area
Wheeling National Heritage Area

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