• The Ray House

    Wilson's Creek

    National Battlefield Missouri

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    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.


Thank you for your interest in supporting Wilson's Creek National Battlefield.

Your donation will enhance the programs and activities to protect park resources and provide visitor services for Wilson's Creek.

Philanthropic contributions continue to make a significant difference and we welcome and are grateful for your support.

There are several ways of supporting Wilson's Creek. The park is able to accept direct donations.

If you are interested in donating directly to the park you may contact the Superintendent by phone (417-732-2662, ext. 224), or e-mail.

Donations may be sent to:
Wilson's Creek NB
6424 W. Farm Road 182
Republic, MO 65738

Did You Know?

1963 photo of Bloody Hill

The Wilson's Creek Foundation, a local grass-roots organization, began the preservation of the battlefield by raising $1,600 and purchasing 37 acres of Bloody Hill in 1951.