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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

Fort Donelson Co-Hosts "Project Wet" Workshop for Educators

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Date: May 16, 2012
Contact: Susan Hawkins, (931)232-5706, ext. 104

Dover, TN - On June 12,  2012,  Fort Donelson National Battlefield will co-host a Project Wet 2.0 Workshop for educators.


Project Wet is an international, interdisciplinary, water science and education program for formal and non-formal educators of K-12 students. Katherine DeWein, a Project Wet education instructor for Austin Peay State University, will lead the workshop, which will be held at the Stewart County Visitor Center, along highway 79 in Dover.


There is a $10 non-refundable fee for materials, but lunch will be provided by the park staff.

Interested teachers, museum educators, or volunteers should contact Katherine DeWein at deweink@apsu.edu or contact Fort Donelson staff at 931-232-5706 x 104. The initiative is funded through the Austin Peay State University Center for Excellence in Field Biology.



Did You Know?


At the time of the 1862 battle, a six-gun Tennessee battery was located where the visitor center is located today. Porter's Battery saw extensive action during the battle, and had many killed, wounded, and taken prisoner. Captain Thomas Porter was seriously wounded during the battle.