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Contact: Visitor Center, 931 232 5706 X 0
PARK HOSTS SPECIAL PROGRAMS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND
Dover, TN—Volunteers, park staff, and the Friends of the Fort Donelson Campaign will combine forces to provide a variety of Civil War programs during the Labor Day weekend.
The 50th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) will provide musket firing demonstrations on Saturday, September 1, 2007 at 1 pm and 2 pm near the fort entrance (Park Tour Stop #2). The public is encouraged to visit their Civil War camp, Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm, and Sunday, September 2, from 10 am – 2 pm.
Park Ranger programs will be held Saturday and Sunday, 11 am and 2 pm, at the River Batteries (Park Tour Stop #4).
The Friends of the Fort Donelson Campaign will also conduct programs at various battlefield locations:
10 am River Batteries (Park Tour Stop #4)
10:45 am Maney’s Battery
11:30 am Buckner’s Breakout
2:45 pmDudley’s Hill
3:30 pm Smith’s Attack (Park Tour Stop #5)
4:15 pm Dover Hotel (Surrender House Tour Stop #10)
For directions to any of these programs, ask a park ranger at the visitor center. Programs are subject to changes or cancellations due to inclement weather. For more information, contact the park staff at 931-232-5706.