Fort Donelson Status March 7 2014
The park's visitor center is open today, March 7, 2014. The main tour road is now open. The Dover Hotel is open. Stop #7 is closed. Park staff is working on removing ice and snow. Many local roads, especially back roads, are still treacherous.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield Management Team, 2013
Brian K. McCutchen, Superintendent
Deborah W. Wood, Administrative Officer
Scott Mapes, Facilities Manager
Michael Manning, Chief Ranger
Douglas J. Richardson, Chief of Resource Education and Visitor Services
Did You Know?
Andrew Foote, commander of the Navy flotilla at Fort Donelson, insisted on total abstinence for the crews, mandatory religious services and observance of the Sabbath, and he himself rarely swore. It was said that he could preach, fight, or pray with equal facility. More...