Fort Donelson Offers Film About Tennessee Secession

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News Release Date: June 3, 2011

Contact: Douglas J. Richardson, (931)232-5706, ext. 108


Dover, Tennessee—As part of the park's ongoing Civil War Sesquicentennial film series, Fort Donelson National Battlefield will be offering a special film commemorating Tennessee's vote to secede from the United States of America 150 years ago. This film, entitled "Secession," will be shown at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, at the Fort Donelson National Battlefield visitor center, along Highway 79 in Dover.

"Secession" was produced by Nashville Public Television and the Renaissance Center as part of their multi episode series exploring how the Civil War affected Tennessee and her people.

There is no charge for this presentation. For an updated list of scheduled events, visitors can consult and click on "Schedule of Events."

The National Park Service preserves and interprets the site of the 1862 Battle of Fort Donelson, which includes the Civil War fort, earthworks, monuments, historic Dover Hotel, national cemetery, and historic and cultural resources at Fort Heiman, Kentucky.Please contact the park staff for more information at 931-232-5706 x 101.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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