Increased Traffic Expected June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014
Local residents and commuters should expect increased traffic around Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in relation to the 150th Anniversary programming in the park. More »
Parking Lot Closures June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014
Several parking lots including the Visitor Center, the Mountain Top, and the Cheatham Hill parking lots will be closed to visitors June 26, 2014 through June 29, 2014. More »
Veterans Uniform and Memorabilia Display
“Veterans’ Uniform and Memorabilia Display Memorial Day Weekend 2008”
KennesawMountainNationalBattlefieldPark will present a Memorial Day weekend display of veterans’ uniforms and memorabilia to be shown in the VisitorCenter education room Thursday, May 22 to Monday (Memorial Day), May 26, 2008. The display is free and open to public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mr. Ken Myers, who has provided patriotic and educational U.S. military displays in the Atlanta area for the past eight years, presents the display. The display will consist of eighty-five uniforms and other memorabilia from World War I through Operation Iraqi Freedom. All of the uniforms and the majority of the other items will be identified with the veteran’s name, branch of service, and when the veteran served. Many of the uniforms and memorabilia will have pictures of the Veteran.
Please come and enjoy this tribute to men and women of America’s armed forces who have so gallantly served their country. For more information, please call 770-427-4686 x 0 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m..
Did You Know?
Nearly twenty buildings, including dwellings, churches and mills existed within the present battlefield boundary in 1864. Only the Kolb house, which has been rehabilitated to represent its historic exterior appearance, survives.