Parking Lots and Mountain Road Closing Early
On April 15, 16, and 17, 2014, the Visitor Center parking lot is closing at 5:30 and the mountain road is closing at 4 pm. Visitors are encouraged to use the overflow parking lot and the mountain trail to access the top of the mountain.
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?
The Napoleon 12-pound smoothbore cannon was probably the most effective cannon used in the Civil War. Named after Emperor Napolean III of France, it was used extensively by both the Union and Confederate forces. Soldiers liked its reliability and its sturdiness.