Plan A Field Trip
The National Park Service, in conjunction with middle Tennessee educators, has developed a series of lesson plans and on-site programs designed to help fourth through sixth grade students understand the Battle of Stones River and its impact on local, state, and national history.
Teachers can use the lesson plans in the classroom and bring their students to the battlefield for self-guiding and/or ranger presented programs geared to support the lesson plan. Ranger programs are thirty minutes in length and can accomodate up to 40 students. We suggest larger groups (40-90) plan for a 2-3 program rotation.
Groups larger than 90 students should consider visits on more than one day. All educational programs are free of charge.
Did You Know?
Nathan Bedford Forrest and his men were defeated by a Union force in a small battle along the Wilkinson Pike. The Battle of the Cedars was fought on December 7, 1864.