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Three men read an exhibit panel and an obelisk monument stands behind them with a forest.
Learn about the battle with outdoor exhibit panels and monuments.

National Park Service

Explore the Battle of Guilford Courthouse

Welcome to Guilford Courthouse National Military Park! This park is a Revolutionary War battlefield that commemorates the Battle of Guilford Courthouse between Maj. General Nathanael Greene's milita and Continental army versus Lord Charles Earl Cornwallis British and Hessian army, on March 15, 1781. Whether you seek the footsteps of soldiers or enjoy a walk through the forest, the park offers a reflective space for you to ponder and explore this battle of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution. You can chose from a variety of activities designed for youth, adults, individuals, and families!

We recommend that you begin your tour at the Battlefield Visitors Center, the perfect first stop to begin your historical tour of this battlefield. Park rangers or volunteers at the information desk will give you a map of the battlefield. You can learn about the pivotal role the Battle of Guilford Courthouse played at the near conclusion of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.

Things to Do at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

 
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    Activities Not Allowed in the Park

    Guilford Courthouse National Military Park is a protected battlefield, and on this battlefield hundreds of soldiers shed blood and fought to create this nation. There are also unmarked and unknown grave locations. Please help us honor these soldiers by not participating in any of the following:

    • Metal detecting: removing artifacts is a federal crime that will lead to severe penalties.
    • Picnicking on the lawns, or at the General Greene Monument.
    • Recreational activities of any kind, including but not limited to: ball playing, sunbathing, hammock use, kite flying, or frisbee throwing.
    • Skateboarding or rollerblading

    Contact the Park

    Mailing Address:

    2332 New Garden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410

    Phone:

    (336) 288-1776

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