Fort Donelson National Battlefield offers curriculum-based programs including lesson plans, traveling trunks, audiovisual programs, and Junior Ranger Programs.
If you have any questions about the education programs offered by the park, and how we can best serve you, please call (931)232-5706. We strongly recommend calling the park via telephone to arrange reservations to ensure availability. Today's students are tomorrow's stewards of the National Parks.
Sango Elementary School
National Parks are intended to preserve natural and cultural resources, and the stories associated with them, for future generations. Here are six excellent examples of the next generation, proudly displaying their success at becoming Junior Rangers at Fort Donelson National Battlefield. They are from Sango Elementary School in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Did You Know?
The embrasures at Fort Donelson were constructed of sand bags lined with rawhide. The rawhide was
wet down to prevent the bags from catching fire during an engagement.