January 2013 Events and Programs at Fort Donelson

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Date: January 1, 2013
Contact: Doug Richardson, (931) 232-5706

January 2013 at Fort Donelson

The visitor center is open daily from 8:00AM to 4:30 PM.

The exhibit room at the Dover Hotel (Stop #10) is open daily from 8:15AM to 4:00PM.

The park's visitor center will be closed on Tuesday January 1.

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Saturday, January 12, 2013, 1:00PM, National Cemetery Ranger Station

"Do you Give A Hoot? Owls and Other Birds at Fort Donelson"

Learn about owls and other birds that call this park home. This hands-on activity will help us understand their vital role in our ecosystem. Supplies are limited, so let Ranger Bill know that you are coming at (931) 232-5706 extension 109. Free!

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 6:00PM, Fort Donelson Visitor Center

A free big-screen showing of Ken Burns' "The Civil War: Episode Four," which examines the issuing of the Emancipation Proclamation, engagements at Fredericksburg, Vicksburg, and other defining moments and events of 1863, 150 years ago.

Sunday, January 20, 2013, 3:00PM, Calloway County (KY) Public Library

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Thursday, January 31, 2013, 6:00PM, Fort Donelson visitor center

The Fort Donelson National Battlefield book club continues with a discussion of Tony Horwitz's Midnight Rising.Some free copies are available for participants at both locations. Reading the book is not a requirement for joining the discussion.

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