Sally Walker Davies 2017-01-11 03:31:28
Point Park, Lookout Mountain Tennessee’s history is entwined with that of the Civil War, as dozens of battles were fought across our landscape. Delving into that important history of the Civil War is easier than ever through interactive experiences and special events at historic sites. At Shiloh National Military Park (Shiloh), a tour of the state monuments and a visit to the somber graveyard is a must to understand the full toll of the battle. On Lookout Mountain, the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park come to life through riveting displays, maps, film and antique collections. Blue & Gray Days at The Carter House and Carnton Plantation in Franklin includes reenactments of the Battle of Franklin. In the summer, baseball games—played by the rules of the 1860s—capture the atmosphere of the era. Following Civil War trails throughout the state allows in-depth exploration of this history with detail-filled markers along the routes. Find out more about trails and trail markers at cw.tnvacation.com/civil-war/places/trail-markers. 5 There are five national Civil War parks in Tennessee. 400 There are 400 markers along the Tennessee Civil War trail.
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