• The Ray House

    Wilson's Creek

    National Battlefield Missouri

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  • HISTORIC JOHN RAY HOUSE CLOSED DURING ROOF REPLACEMENT

    The Ray House will be closed for tours while a new cedar shake roof is installed. We regret the inconvenience, but the work is necessary for the preservation of the structure. The work is scheduled to begin July 7 and continue for three to four weeks.

Permits

Special Use Fees

Special Use Permits are necessary for the following uses of the battlefield:

Use of the Group Picnic Area
Commercial Filming and Photography
Weddings
Freedom of Speech and First Amendment Activities

If your planned activity does not fall within these categories, or for information about permits, call (417) 732-2662, ext. 225, or contact:

Chief Ranger
Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
6424 W. Farm Road 182
Republic, MO 65738
(417) 732-2662, ext. 225



Commercial Filming/Still Photography Application (long form)
Commercial Filming/Still Photography Application (short form)
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Did You Know?

Ben McCulloch

Benjamin McCulloch, the overall Southern commander at Wilson's Creek, did not wear a uniform. He preferred to wear a suit of black velvet instead.