Fort Donelson Status March 6 2014
The park's visitor center is open today, March 6, 2014. The main tour road, for stops #1-6, is closed, as is stop #7 and #10. Park staff is working on removing ice and snow. Many local roads, especially back roads, are still treacherous.
First Bloom Public Lands Day
Did You Know?
There was a significant enslaved population in Stewart County, TN, before and during the 1862 battle. After the Union victories at Forts Heiman, Henry and Donelson, many freedom seeking slaves sought refuge at these forts, even establishing a community near today's Fort Donelson National Cemetery.