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Address: 3501 Old National Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Peaceful Place

Went on a peaceful windy fall day. You have to walk on a paved trail to different markers that tell a tale about the fortress. All you can see of the fortress is huge remaining... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Linda H
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went on a peaceful windy fall day. You have to walk on a paved trail to different markers that tell a tale about the fortress. All you can see of the fortress is huge remaining mounds that are being preserved by native grasses. Lots of signage, some cannons. Not too terribly must to see, but glad I went. The fortress... More 

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Willard, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

If you want to take in some history and enjoy a hike or bike ride this is the place. While taking in history.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Pleasant historic place to visit for war buffs. Nice walk and wheelchair accessible. Nearby park good for picnics and play equipment for the kids.

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Nashville, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Very interesting for anyone who is a Civil War history fan. A well preserved portion of a Civil War earthworks fortress, you can get a good idea of how it looked when it was an active fort.

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Alachua, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I'm not a super history buff, and was not looking forward to yet another fort...was pleasantly surprised at how lovely this place is. Yes, there are the historic markers which were very informative. If I didn't know it was a Civil War landmark, I'd go anyway for the trails and peace. A great place to go for a long walk... More 

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Dale, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Easy parking and nice walking trails take you on a tour of this historic Civil War site. Signage on site explains in detail the various features you can still see. Definitely worth the trip!

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Bell Buckle, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is a good stop for an overall view of the Civil War experience around Middle TN. The location was preserved many years ago and it's a good interpretive stop. Fortress Rosecrans was a major supply depot for the road to Atlanta and the final destruction of the South.

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Madison, Alabama
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

When we to see this fortress, the only thing we saw on this small lot was a stack of cannon balls with a historical sign. definetly no worht the small trip up the road.

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New Market, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Something different to see, take the ramp where you can view the fort from above and see the shape. I was fortunate to have watched a documentary on this place prior to my visit. This doesn't require a lot of time to see.

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Springfield, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

This was the largest Union fort built during the civil war. Not much remains. There are some nice paved paths that meander through the woods where you can see some of the remains of the original earthworks overgrown by trees and vegetation. Built by freed slave and union soldiers, it was used to secure the supply route from Nashville to... More 

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