Parking Lot Closure for Construction
The Visitor Center parking lot will be closed tomorrow, June 12, 2013, from 6:00 am - 12:00 pm. Please plan alternate routes, and parking will be available in the Old Highway 41 Parking Lot. Contact Number: 770-427-4686 x0
Lane Closures on Old Highway 41 (Barrett Parkway Project Construction)
Barrett Parkway Project will require lane closures on Old 41 Highway, east of Ernest Barrett Parkway (the Kennesaw Mountain side). Lane closures will occur February 9 - June 18, 2013, with peak traffic hours (6-9 am and 4-7 pm, weekdays) not affected.
Contact Information Regarding Lane Closures
Area traffic is encouraged to use other routes to avoid major delays. Contact Cobb County Department of Transportation for more information at 528-1653 or visit http://dot.cobbcountyga.gov/project-updates.htm More »
Wee Read! Storytime Program Launched at Kennesaw Mountain NBP
Kennesaw Mountain News Release
[August 10, 2007]
For Immediate Release
Benita Duling 770-427-4686
"’Wee Read! Storytime Program’ Launched at Kennesaw Mountain"
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is announcing its new educational program aimed at young audiences. Children aged four to eight can participate in "Wee Read Storytime," where youngsters are read kid-friendly stories and participate in related activities.
"Storytime" is part of the Battlefield’s "Reading Rewards" program, an educational program that encourages Pre-K, elementary, middle and high school students to read about various topics on natural and cultural history and be rewarded for doing so. "Wee Read Storytime" provides little ones with an alternative way to learn about the Civil War.
All "Storytime" programs begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Visitor Center and last for approximately 30 minutes. The dates are as follows and are subject to change pending available personnel: August 26, September 9, September 16, October 14, October 21, and November 4, 2007. The program is free and open to public.
Did You Know?
During the War Between the States, it is estimated that less than 20% of the battle casualties were caused by artillery. During the 2-week battle at Kennesaw Mountain, there were almost constant artillery duels. Little damage was actually done, except at close range with a canister.