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

    Fort Donelson

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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Successful Partnership Creates Award-Winning Film for Schoolchildren

Dover, Tennessee—Kids always have heroes, but you’d never think that they’d chose a Civil War soldier or nurse, or even a runaway slave as a hero, now would you? Well, you might if you were an elementary or middle school student who’s seen Fort Donelson: A Place for Heroes, a new film created by the Tennessee Renaissance Center, Dickson, Tennessee, and the Park Ranger staff at Fort Donelson National Battlefield.

Photography in the Civil War

August 26 & 27

An exhibit hosted by Fort Donelson Relics, will debut at the Fort Donelson National Battlefield, August 26 & 27, 2006. The collection will be open to the public each day from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


AWARD-WINNING EXHIBIT COMES TO BATTLEFIELD:

September 2, 3, & 4

This Labor Day weekend, visit Fort Donelson National Battlefield for some in-depth education on life during the Civil war. "Southrons, Ghosts of the Confederacy,” a visual tour of the people of the South and images from the Civil War period will be displayed at the park’s Visitor Center on September 2, 3, & 4, 2006. Admission is free.

TEACHER WORKSHOP OPPORTUNITY!

September 8-9, 2006

Regional Public Lands as Outdoor Classrooms
Hosted by Partners for Education on Public Lands

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