• Painting of Union cannons firing

    Stones River

    National Battlefield Tennessee

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  • Park Tour Road Closed Unitl 8 AM on Saturday September 13, 2014

    The park tour road and visitor center parking lots will be closed until 8 AM while permitted 5K & 10K race passes through the park. Portions of the Old Nashville Highway will be closed as well.

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  • Little River Canyon National Preserve

    Native American Tree and Plant Gathering, Commemorating the Trail of Tears

    Native American Tree and Plant Gathering, Commemorating the Trail of Tears

    The students will gain understanding of the plants and trees handled by American Indians. The students will be given a sheet with GPS coordinates on it, and then will go to that location and sketch what they find at that coordinate. After they find the coordinates the students will view a power point on some of the plants and trees on the trail. The Students will learn about plants in the park area and how American Indians used them.

  • Stones River National Battlefield

    The Battle of Stones River: A Contrast in Leadership Styles (Classroom Activities)

    The Battle of Stones River: A Contrast in Leadership Styles (Classroom Activities)

    Compare the leadership styles of Generals Braxton Bragg and William S. Rosecrans during their bloody confrontation at Stones River. Students will discover how to apply the seven habits of highly effective people to a historical event.

  • Stones River National Battlefield

    Adaptation of Plants to Cedar Glades

    Adaptation of Plants to Cedar Glades

    Grades: 5-9 Subjects: Science (Biology), American History (Civil War) Common Core Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

The United States Sanitary Commission, a civilian organization, worked feverishly to improve health conditions at Fortress Rosecrans and in Union camps and hospitals across the nation. Their efforts probably saved thousands of lives. More...