National Park Service | Tennessee
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site honors the life and work of the nation's 17th President and preserves his two homes, tailor shop, and grave site.
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
The free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries pass through 90 miles of scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide range of natural and historic features.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield
Unconditional Surrender of Fort Donelson created jubilation throughout the North and silence in Dixie. It was the Norths first major victory of the Civil War, opening the way into the very heart of the Confederacy.
Fort Donelson National Cemetery
In 1867, Fort Donelson Cemetery was established as the final resting for Union soldiers and sailors initially buried in the Fort Donelson area.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
World renowned for the diversity of its plant and animal life, the beauty of its ancient mountains, the quality of its remnants of Southern Appalachian mountain culture, and the depth and integrity of its wilderness sanctuary, the park attracts over nine million visitors each year.
Obed Wild and Scenic River
Over 45 miles of creeks and rivers are included in the wild and scenic river area. These waterways have cut rugged gorges with bluffs as high as 500 feet above the whitewater in the streams.
Shiloh National Cemetery
Shiloh National Cemetery was established in 1866 and has more than 3,500 Union graves.
Shiloh National Military Park
Shiloh National Military Park was established to preserve the scene of the first major battle in the Western theater of the Civil War. The battlefield contains about 4,000 acres and has within its boundaries the Shiloh National Cemetery along with the well preserved prehistoric Indian mounds that are listed as a historic landmark.
Stones River National Battlefield
A fierce battle took place at Stones River between December 31, 1862 and January 2, 1863. The 584-acre National Battlefield includes Stones River National Cemetery, with more than 6,000 Union graves; and the Hazen Brigade Monument, the oldest, intact Civil War monument still standing in its original location. Portions of Fortress Rosecrans, a large earthen fort constructed after the battle, still stand and are preserved.
Stones River National Cemetery
Stones River National Cemetery was established in 1865 and has more than 6,000 Union graves.