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. Stones River National Battlefield is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Stones River National Battlefield has formed a partnership with McGavock High School of Nashville, Tennessee to produce digital media interpretive products. The students develop a relationship with the national park and learn in this outdoor classroom, while the park connects to an underserved community and helps develop future stewards of the parks. Read more
Did You Know?
Brig. Gen. Joeseph Palmer, who commanded a Confederate brigade during the Battle of Stones River, had been the mayor of Murfreesboro prior to the outbreak of war. More...