Sun-Thu (Dec. 26-30, 2021) 9:00AM - 5:00PM 159th Commemoration of the BATTLE AT STONES RIVER (visitor's center is at 3501 Old Nashville Highway). The battle began December 31, 1862 and continued for for three deadly days, ending January 2, 1863. Take advantage of ranger led walks and tours--they are all FREE.
11 AM - The Approaching Thunder - Join a ranger at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce visitor center as they use the outdoor map to explain the Stones River Campaign events that played out 159 years ago to the day. (30 minutes)
1 PM - Stones River Stories - Listen as a park ranger tells the story of a soldier or unit on the ground where they fought in the Battle of Stones River. Check in at the visitor center to find the program location. (30 minutes)
2 PM - Battlefield Caravan Tour (RESERVATIONS REQUIRED) - Follow a ranger in your car and stop at several key locations as you explore the places and people that make up the Battle of Stones River story. (90 minutes) Make reservations at 159th Anniversary
The battlefield National Park is located at 3501 Old Nashville Highway. For more information, phone the visitors center at 615-893-9501.