Stones River National Battlefield


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Stones River National Battlefield:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Stones River National Battlefield

Address:3501 Old Nashville Hwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Phone:615-893-9501
Fax:615-893-9508
Web: www.nps.gov/stri/
Size: 709 acres.
Established: Established as a national military park on March 3, 1927; transferred from the War Department on August 10, 1933. Redesignated as a national battlefield on April 22, 1960.
Location:In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 35 miles southeast of Nashville. Accessible via I-24 (Exit 78B).
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), bicycle trail, museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, ranger-led talks, living history programs, auto touring.
Special Features:The fierce midwinter battle, which began the federal offensive to trisect the Confederacy, took place here December 31, 1862 through January 2, 1863. Stones River National Cemetery adjoins the park.

See other parks in Tennessee.
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