The Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Thursday, March 15, 1781.

"I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons."

-Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis

The largest battle of the Revolutionary War's Southern Campaign was fought at the small North Carolina backcountry hamlet of Guilford Courthouse. The battle proved to be a turning point for British military operations in the Revolutionary War. Read More

Visitors gather around tour guide and limestone monument on guided tour.

Things to Do at the Park

Get the most out of your visit with these suggested activities.

A park ranger and living history interpreter dressed as militia man talk about muskets

Visit the Park during our Annual Events

Commemorate the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, and explore living history events in the park.

Park ranger teaches three students how to load a 3-pounder cannon and other students look at them.

Plan an Educational Trip to the Park

Plan your field trip with tour reservation and find some lesson plans for your class.

Illustration of the Von Bose Regiment

History and Culture

Learn about the history, commemoration, and preservation of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Don Troiani watercolor painting of the Guilford Militia at a split rail fence

Guilford Courthouse Soldier Database

Did your ancestor fight here? Explore the stories of soldiers and their sacrifice with 2,400 verified soldiers' participation records.

Last updated: December 2, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2332 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410

Phone:

(336) 288-1776

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