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Antietam National Battlefield

Sharpsburg, Maryland

It was at this battlefield that the Civil War saw its bloodiest single day battle. The...
Battle Of Lexington State Historic Site

Lexington, Missouri

The house, which changed hands three times,  provided the downstairs hallway where...
Battle Of Richmond Visitor Center

Richmond, Kentucky

In late August 1862, Confederates under Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith defeated a Union army...
Bennington Battlefield

Eagle Bridge, New York

At this site, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts militia under General John Stark...
Bentonville Battlefield

Four Oaks, North Carolina

In addition to the fiber-optic display, Bentonville's remaining exhibits have received a...
Big Bottom Park

Stockport, Ohio

Named for the broad Muskingum floodplain, the three acre Big Bottom park is the site of a...
Brandywine Battlefield Park

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

On September 11, 1777, the Patriot army under George Washington came face to face with...
Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site

Tupelo, Mississippi

Near the monument, visitors can study two signs that provide information about the battle...
Britton Lane Civil War Battlefield

Denmark, Tennessee

On a quiet, county road five miles southeast of Denmark, Tennessee, a fierce struggle...
Bushy Run Battlefield

Jeannette, Pennsylvania

The 213 acres of forested and grassy areas that comprise Bushy Run Battlefield,...
Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military Park

Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia

In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, the gateway to...
Connor Battlefield

Ranchester, Wyoming

On August 28th, with the column located on Prairie Dog Creek, Pawnee Scouts arrived with...
Cotton Gin Park

Franklin, Tennessee

This one acre historic park is a monument to the assault on the Cotton Gin during the...
Cowpens National Battlefield

Gaffney, South Carolina

Cowpens National Battlefield is a Revolutionary War battle site that commemorates the...
Crown Point State Historic Site

Crown Point, New York

During the French and Indian War, Ft. Fredric served as a critical French Bastion...
Dade Battlefield Historic State Park

Bushnell, Florida

One of the bloodiest battles of the Second Seminole War was fought in this location. The...
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

Hillsboro, West Virginia

Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park is located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of...
Farnsworth House Inn

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a variety of period specialty fare brought by servers in period dress at the...
Fort Chokonikla

Bowling Green, Florida

During the 1840s, tensions between the settlers and Seminole Indians prompted authorities...
Fort Cooper State Park

Inverness, Florida

Located in what is today Fort Cooper State Park, visitors can tour the fort, traverse the...
Fort Fredrica National Monument

St. Simons Island, Georgia

In the early 18th century, the land lying between British South Carolina and Spanish...
Fort Meigs

Perrysburg, Ohio

This site is a reconstruction of an important American fort that withstood a British...
Fort Mulligan At Petersburg

Petersburg, West Virginia

Federal or Confederate troops occupied this hill and its surrounding area beginning at...
Fort Necessity National Battlefield

Farmington, Pennsylvania

The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French...
Fort Pitt Museum

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

One of the most important sites of the French and Indian War, this museum tells the story...
Fort Pulaski National Monument

Savannah, Georgia

The Battle for Fort Pulaski in April 1862 marked a turning point in military history. It...
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Manteo, North Carolina

The stories of Roanoke Island are told by exhibits, artifacts and the 17-minute park...
Fort Sumter National Monument

Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861...
Fort Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga, New York

Exhibits at the fort depict the natural and strategic geography of the historic landscape...
Fort Wayne

Detroit, Michigan

The fort was used to house and train troops from the Civil War era until Vietnam. Its 82-...
Fort William Henry Museum

Lake George, New York

Site of the infamous "Fort William Henry Massacre," the reconstructed fort displays...
Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania Battlefields

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Four major battles fought in the vicinity of Fredericksburg - Chancellorsville,...
George Rogers Clark National Historical Park

Vincennes, Indiana

A 30-minute movie on Clark's western campaign is offered every 1/2 hour. This film, Long...
Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg in the summer of 1863 ended General Robert...
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Daviston, Alabama

In the spring of 1814, General Andrew Jackson and an army of 3,300 men attacked 1,000...
House In The Horseshoe

Sanford, North Carolina

During the American Revolution, groups of citizen-soldiers called Whigs or revolutionists...
Hubbardton Battlefield

Bomoseen, Vermont

Military historians note that of all the Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields in the...
Hutchinson County Historical Museum

Borger, Texas

The Hutchinson County Museum is a regional history museum in the Texas Panhandle. Our...
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve

New Orleans, Louisiana

The six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve offer something for...
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw, Georgia

It was a swelteringly hot and clear Monday, June 27, 1864, when some of the heaviest...
Kings Mountain National Military Park

Blacksburg, South Carolina

By exploring the Visitor Center, which includes a 26 minute film, exhibit area and 1.5...
Middle Creek National Battlefield

Prestonburg, Kentucky

On this site in early 1862, volunteer Union soldiers led by future president Col. James...
Mine Creek Battlefield

Pleasanton, Kansas

On October 25, 1864, approximately 2,800 Union troops attacked and defeated about 8,000...
Monocacy National Battlefield

Frederick, Maryland

The Visitor Center includes numerous interactive and multimedia exhibits, including...
Moores Creek National Battlefield

Currie, North Carolina

The battle is commemorated annually during the last full weekend in February. The event...
Mount Independence

Orwell, Vermont

During that historic summer, 12,000 soldiers built a massive fort to defend against an...
Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park

Tallahassee, Florida

Because of the Confederate soldiers' courageous stand at Natural Bridge Battlefield in...
Ninety Six National Historic Site

Ninety Six, South Carolina

More Revolutionary War battles & skirmishes took place in South Carolina than any...
Old Barracks Museum

Fort Dix, New Jersey

The barracks serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history, and...
Old Fort Niagara

Youngstown, New York

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Olustee Battlefield Historic State Park

Olustee, Florida

This park commemorates the site of Florida's largest Civil War battle, which took place...
Pamplin Historical Park

Petersburg, Virginia

Pamplin Historical Park is where Union troops finally broke through Confederate defenses...
Pea Ridge National Military Park

Garfield, Arkansas

Pea Ridge is the site of one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. Not...
Petersburg National Battlefield

Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg National Battlefield is most widely known as the site of the longest siege in...
Point State Park

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Nicknamed the "Forks of the Ohio," the park is not only the site of a...
Richmond National Battlefield Park

Richmond, Virginia

This site's numerous battlefields include Beaver Dam Creek, Gaines' Mill, Glendale, and...
River Raisin Battlefield

Monroe, Michigan

This is the site of the Battle of Frenchtown, where British and Native American forces...
Sackets Harbor Battlefield

Sackets Harbor, New York

The Sackets Harbor Battlefield was the site of two battles during the War of 1812. Today...
San Jacinto Battlefield & Monument

La Porte, Texas

On April 21, 1836, Mexican rule over Texas came to a dramatic close. The climax of the...
Shenandoah Battlefields National Historic District

New Market, Virginia

From soldiers and generals to civilians--Shenandoah Valley Americans experienced the full...
Sitka National Historical Park

Sitka,

All that remains of this last major conflict between Europeans and Alaska Natives is the...
Stones River National Battlefield

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

The landscapes of Stones River National Battlefield have shaped and been shaped by the...
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site

Stony Point, New York

Sir Henry Clinton, commander of the British forces in America, attempted to coerce...
Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

The Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area tells the whole story of the Civil War,...
White Bird Battlefield

Spalding, Idaho

Whitebird Battlefield is located 15 minutes south of Grangeville, Idaho on U.S. Highway...
Yorktown Battlefield

Yorktown, Virginia

At this site in 1781, the British army under Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General...