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.

Guilford Militia living history interpreters fire black powder muskets

Visit the Park during our Annual Events

Commemorate the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, and explore other yearly events.

Illustration of the Von Bose Regiment

History and Culture

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

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.

Interior of book with text

2018 Revolutionary Lecture Series

On March 14th, 15th, and 16th listen to the latest in scholarly work about the American Revolution. Reservations required!

Last updated: April 11, 2018

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2332 New Garden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410


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