• The legendary battle between Confederate guns and US ironclads at Fort Donelson, February 14, 1862.

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Parks as Classrooms

Traveling Trunks

Fort Donelson National Battlefield offers for your classroom and group a variety of traveling trunks intended to provide a unique hands-on opportunity for you and your students. These trunks were developed by the talented Park Rangers at Fort Donelson plus teachers and educators from across the region. We are grateful for their support. Please call (931) 232-5706, ext. 103, for more information.

Curriculum Materials

Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Fort Donelson National Cemetery welcomes you and your students to this very special place. At Fort Donelson you can learn about this most important February, 1862, battle, about some of the people involved in this battle...and about some of the beautiful flora, fauna, and other wildlife that calls Fort Donelson home.

Materials to Loan

Fort Donelson National Battlefield can provide you with a variety of materials to help you with your pre-visit activities. A free brief DVD, entitled "Fort Donelson: A Place for Heroes" is specially designed for students, and shares personal stories of those associated with the February, 1862, battle. Please call (931)232-5706 for more information on available materials.