Last updated: August 4, 2022
The Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area tells the whole story of America's greatest challenge.
National Heritage Area
Designated by Congress in 1996, the TNCWs national reputation is built upon its ability to sensitively work with diverse communities based on their needs, interests, and abilities. For over twenty years, the TNCW team has provided leadership and support to organizations across Tennessee, creating opportunities for education, interpretation, preservation, and economic development.
This Heritage Area includes the following sites:
- Shiloh National Military Park
- Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
- Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
- Stones River National Battlefield
- Fort Donelson National Battlefield
- Eastern Flank Battlefield Park (The Carter House and Carnton, Fort Granger, Carter’s Hill Battlefield Park)
- Fort Pillow State Park
- General James Longstreet Headquarters Museum
- Museum of East Tennessee History
- Tennessee State Museum
- Parkers Crossroads Battlefield Visitor Center