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Fortress Rosecrans

3501 Old National Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Any History is Good

I find historical sites interesting even if there isn't much to see. Always worth a visit in my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hapcity
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Nashville, Tennessee
Nature is taking it back

The remains of the fort are being reclaimed by nature, and can be hard to visualize under the uncut... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Brian H
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“nice walk” (4 reviews)
“paved trail” (2 reviews)
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3501 Old National Highway, Murfreesboro, TN 37129
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I find historical sites interesting even if there isn't much to see. Always worth a visit in my book.

Thank Hapcity
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

The remains of the fort are being reclaimed by nature, and can be hard to visualize under the uncut tall grass, brush and trees. The intreprative signs are heavily aged and often difficult to read. Perhaps there was a time when they cut the grass...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We came here for some geocaches but ended up walking further than the caches because of the interesting nature of the park. Were historical plaques and signs at frequent intervals explaining the history of the park and I learned some very interesting history as a...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 29 April 2017

At one time, Fortress Rosecrans had miles of walls enclosing 200 acres used for storing supplies for the Union Army. When I saw that only about 10% of the fortress survives, I didn't expect much, but there's probably at least a quarter mile of walls,...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 18 December 2016

When visiting Murfreesboro, this is a must see. Full of history. Even locals should go see this place.

Thank TSkoropat
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...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 19 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.

Thank Joy Y
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.

Thank 283shirleyw
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.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 24 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...More

Thank Jess E
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