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Complete Coverage of a Lesser Known Battle

If you are into history, battlefields or just want a good walk, this is a great stop. PC has a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
DillonM1905
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Eldersburg, Maryland
Passing through tour

On drive from Chicago to Shilo I stopped here and enjoyed the visit. I found the way the highway... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Bruce S
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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This your invitation to tour the historic Civil War Battlefield at Parker's Crossroads, Tennessee. The battle took place, December 31, 1862, during General N. B. Forrest’s First West Tennessee Raid. It was significant for Forrest’s unique use of...more
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intersection of I-40 & Hwy. 22, Exit 108, Parkers Crossroads, TN
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Although I did not have time to actually take the tour of the battlefield, I did stop at the extremely nice Visitor's Center to learn more about this battle. The single employee at the Center barely greeted my wife and I as we entered the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you are into history, battlefields or just want a good walk, this is a great stop. PC has a complete visitors center with plenty of information on this small battle as well as multiple sites and walking trails. All trails are out in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

A small informative museum with some good exhibits. We did not walk any of the many trails. Shop attached.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

On drive from Chicago to Shilo I stopped here and enjoyed the visit. I found the way the highway divided the site interesting in that is divided where the forces were located and the walking path and signage really do a good job of explaining...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Location of an engagement between rebel Nathan Bedford Forrest and a Union force, this small but well interpreted battlefield is worth a couple hour stop on the road between Nashville and Memphis. A tour guide at the visitor center takes you to several stops, including...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We found out about Parkers Crossroads at a rest stop on interstate 40. It was at the exit we were taking to go to Shiloh. Glad we stopped here. Small but interesting visitor's center with a good video.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went into the visitors center which houses some fascinating memorabilia and merchandise. Very strange reply to my question as to whether wifi was available (we've found it usually is in visitors centers) - the reply was 'yes we do have wifi but it's not...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This battlefield is full of history. The success of local government and preservation groups to firmly establish the interpretation of the area is noteworthy. This is a must see area for any person interested in the war.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank dudewhotravels2010
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

They've done a really good job with a nice walking and driving tour. Lots of interpretive signs and exhibits.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank WyoCwby
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Small battlefield site. Be sure to go to the visitor center to get your map and to watch the short video. The lady in the gift shop was very helpful. You have to drive to the different stops on the trails, but the two walking...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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