Fort Donelson Status March 7 2014
The park's visitor center is open today, March 7, 2014. The main tour road, for stops #1-6, is closed, as is stop #7. The Dover Hotel is open. Park staff is working on removing ice and snow. Many local roads, especially back roads, are still treacherous.
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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.