Gates to be Closed at 6:00PM at Fort Donelson National Battlefield

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Date: September 2, 2011
Contact: Michael Manning, (931)232-5348, ext. 108

Effective September 6, the gate at the main unit of Fort Donelson National Battlefield will be closed at 6:00 PM. Cars will not be admitted beyond the gate after 5:45 PM, and all vehicles must be off the tour road by 6:00 PM.

The gate at Graves' Battery, stop #7 on the park's self-guided auto tour route, will be closed at the same time.

The visitor center for Fort Donelson National Battlefield is easily accessed from Highway 79 in Dover, Tennessee. The park protects historical, cultural, and natural resources associated with the February, 1862, Battle of Fort Donelson, one of the most significant engagements of the American Civil War.

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Mailing Address:

174 National Cemetery Drive
PO Box 434

Dover, TN 37058

Phone:

931-232-5706 x0
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