New Operating Hours Effective October 6, 2013
Beginning October 6, 2013 the Battlefield Visitor Center will be open 8:30 am-5:00 pm Tuesday-Saturday. The facility will be closed on Sundays, Mondays and all federal holidays with the exception of Memorial Day, Independence Day and Veterans' Day.
Holiday Closures Announced
All park facilities will be closed on December 25, 2013 and January 1, 2014. The Battlefield Visitor Center will be closed Thursday, December 26, 2013 through Wednesday, December 31, 2013. Normal operating hours will resume on Thursday, January 2, 2014.
The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Thursday, March 15, 1781.
"I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons"
-Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis
The largest, most hotly-contested battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be the highwater mark of British military operations in the Revolutionary War.
The Revolutionary War Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781.Read More
Major General Nathanael Greene, commander of the American forces at Guilford Courthouse.Read More
Lord Charles Cornwallis
Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis, commander of British forces at Guilford Courthouse.Read More
Online Museum Exhibits
Prior to your visit, feel free to discover some of our museum collection by visiting our online museum exhibits.Read More
Did You Know?
The British commander in the Battle of Guilford Court House, Lieutenant General Charles, Second Earl Cornwallis, while sitting as a member of the House of Lords, had voted against the Stamp Act and all the other Parliamentary measures that led to the outbreak of the Revolutionary War?