Telling the Whole Story of America’s Greatest Challenge, 1860-1875

Experience the powerful stories of vicious warfare, homefront and occupation, the freedom of emancipation, and the enduring legacies of Reconstruction at sites across the entire state of Tennessee.

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Tour the Heritage Area

Follow the Tennessee Civil War Trails – both the great campaigns and the homefront sites.

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Heritage Education

Programs use local culture, historic properties and sites to teach students and adults. Visit our site for free guides and tools.

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Commemorating the Civil War Sesquicentennial

With the TN Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, we develop commemoration events and activities.

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