Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park is an Arkansas state park located next to Prairie Grove. It commemorates the Battle of Prairie Grove, fought December 7, 1862, in the American Civil War. The battle secured northwestern Arkansas for the Union.The portion of the park within a 64acre triangle formed by North Rd. on the NW and U.S. 62 on the S was first listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970. The area of this district was increased in 1992 to and then again in 2005 to. Prominent features of the park include its battle monument, a chimney carefully relocated here from the site of a skirmish, and the Hindman Museum, bequested by Biscoe Hindman, the grandson of General Thomas C. Hindman who commanded the Confederate forces in the battle.The Prairie Grove Airlight Outdoor Telephone Booth, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is opposite the entrance to the park on U.S. 62.Before you head to Prairie Grove, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Prairie Grove road trip website , to make sure you see all that Prairie Grove has to offer, including Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park.
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Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park Reviews
It is a battle site and a horrific one at that. Nice restorations of buildings. Staff was very knowledgeable and pleasant. She explained the trails and gave a history brief as we followed along on the... more »
The park is well constructed and maintained. The staff of the visitor center and museum were friendly and knowledgeable. I just mentioned my relative’s unit number and she was able to point on the map... more »
This is one of the most intact battlefields left in America from the civil war. 2700 lost their lives. There is a walking tour as well as a driving tour. On the driving tour you will see a marker for ... more »
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