• Nathanael Greene Monument

    Guilford Courthouse

    National Military Park North Carolina

For Kids

Trees on the battlefield

The battlefield at Guilford Courthouse is also a beautiful forest.

Junior Ranger Program
Become a Guilford Courthouse Junior Park Ranger! It's hard work, but it's fun.We have two Junior Ranger programs. Junior Ranger work sheets for young visitors under ten years of age and over ten are available at the the battlefield visitor center and the Colonial Heritage Center/Hoskins Farm (Colonial Heritage Center open Friday, Saturday and Sunday only). Allow about two hours to complete all the requirements. Upon completion, Junior Rangers receive an official certificate and badge.

Boy Scouts of America Guilford Courthouse Historic Trail Award
Cub Scouts can earn a special patch by visiting Guilford Courthouse National Military Park. Boy Scouts can earn a patch and medal by hiking the six-mile Guilford Courthouse Historic Trail.

Contact the Old North State Council, BSA, for test sheets and instructions and then call (336) 288-1776, ext. 228, to schedule your den's or troop's park visit. Old North State Council, BSA, is headquartered at 1405 Westover Terrace, Greensboro, NC 27408. Telephone: (336) 378-9166. All awards and patches are available at the Council Headquarters.

Did You Know?

British Soldiers

The British considered themselves to be the victors at Guilford Court House. However, they lost more than one-quarter of their army as casualties. Of the 1,900 redcoats, 532 were killed, wounded, captured or missing. The “defeated” American army lost 264 men out of a force of about 4,500.