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.
Junior Ranger Program
Become a Guilford Courthouse Junior Park Ranger! It's hard work, but it's fun. GCHJPR work sheets for young visitors under ten years of age and over ten are available at the visitor center. Allow about two hours to complete all the requirements. Upon completion, Junior Rangers receive an official GCHJPR certificate and badge.
Boy Scouts of America Historic Trail Award
Contact the Old North State Council, BSA, for test sheets and instructions, or click here. 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?
The third of North Carolina's signers of the Declaration of Independence, Joseph Hewes, died in Philadelphia in 1779 and was buried in Christ’s Church Yard. In the 1890’s when his remains were being sought, the park’s founders were told the actual site of his grave was unmarked.