• Elkhorn Tavern, Federal Provost Marshal Headquarters and Field Hospital Used by Both Armies

    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

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Pea Ridge NMP Announces Visitor Center Holiday Closures

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Date: December 21, 2012

The Pea Ridge National Military Park Visitor Center will be closed December 24 and December 25 for the Christmas holiday. The visitor center will re-open at 8:30am, December 26. Additionally, the visitor center will also be closed on January 1, 2013, for New Years Day and re-open at 8:30am January 2. While the visitor center is closed on these days, visitors may still drive the 7 mile tour loop from 6am until 6pm each day. Brochures are available next to the front doors.

Did You Know?

John W. Lee's home in Leetown prior to the Battle of Pea Ridge

The site of Leetown was a thriving community before the Battle of Pea Ridge. Leetown’s buildings were used as hospitals for the wounded on both sides. After the battle, the buildings were in such disrepair that only a handful of people returned to Leetown.