The Eagle has Flown!
The juvenile eagle at Fort Donelson has fledged. The eagles now reside at the Confederate River Batteries, stop #4 on the driving tour. Visitors are encouraged to view and admire, but asked to keep a respectful distance, as this is their home.
Fort Donelson NB Volunteer Opportunities
Current Volunteer Opportunities
VISITOR CENTER ASSISTANT, Activities: Visitor Information, General Assistance
Dates: Volunteers are always welcome for this opportunity.
INTERPRETIVE ASSISTANT, Activities: Tour Guide/Interpretation, Visitor Information, Dover Hotel, General Assistance
Dates: April 1, 2013-September 30, 2013, although we always welcome volunteers for this opportunity.
MAINTENANCE VOLUNTEER, Activities: Construction/Maintenance, Trail Maintenance, Weed/Invasive Species Control
Dates: Always welcome.
Do you have an idea on how to help the park? Please share your idea with us. Your time and talents are appreciated.
Did You Know?
On February 16, 1862, Confederate General Simon B. Buckner surrendered Fort Donelson to Ulysses Grant. Several years later, Buckner would serve as the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. In 1885, he would serve as a pallbearer to his old friend Ulysses Grant.