• Gaines' Mill battlefield -- Watt House area

    Richmond

    National Battlefield Park Virginia

Getting Ready for 2016

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Richmond National Battlefield Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!

 

Did You Know?

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Prior to the war the Tredegar Iron Works was a major producer of rails and locomotives for railroad companies. Wartime demands shifted their focus to cannon production.