Fort Donelson Status March 6 2014
The park's visitor center is open today, March 6, 2014. The main tour road, for stops #1-6, is closed, as is stop #7 and #10. Park staff is working on removing ice and snow. Many local roads, especially back roads, are still treacherous.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield would like to recommend some additional resources for your classroom, developed by our partner the Civil War Trust. These lesson plans and classroom activities were developed with NPS staff and fellow educators. On this website, too, you will see maps and resources associated with the Battle of Fort Donelson.
Additional resources for your classroom
Additional resources for your classroom!Learn More
Many are surprised to learn that Tennessee is second only to Virginia when it comes to the number of Civil War battles fought. This website can shed some more light on that, and provide you with some compelling primary documents associated with the Civil War in Tennessee.
Tennessee and the Civil War: Some Resources
Tennessee and the Civil War: Some ResourcesLearn More
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.