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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Guest Speakers

Would you like a park ranger to visit your classroom?

Ranger programs are offered Wednesday – Friday, only available January through March.

  • All programs are based on Kentucky/Tennessee curriculum standards.
  • Interactive programs for Kindergarten through 8th grades
  • Programs length varies from 30-45 minutes.
  • Class size limited to 20-25 students.
  • No fees.

Programs are offered on a first come, first served basis. To schedule a Park Ranger visit to your school or educational group, please call (931)232-5706, extension 104.

Note: Programs are limited to schools within a 40-mile radius of the park. Contact the park staff for more information.

Did You Know?

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Lew Wallace served on the military tribunal of Lincoln's assassins after the war and was president of the court martial that convicted Henry Wirz, Confederate commandant of Andersonville Prison.