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Tupelo National Battlefield

2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy, Tupelo, MS 38804-9715
+1 662-680-4025
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civil war site

get into downtown and take main street west. (I got on the bypass highway and had to backtrack... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sumac19
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Silverthorne, Colorado
Disappointing

There was no visitor center, just a monument and graves on a corner in Tupelo. A little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
janelle h
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good19%
  • Average43%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible6%
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2680 Natchez Trace Pkwy, Tupelo, MS 38804-9715
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Reviewed 1 week ago

get into downtown and take main street west. (I got on the bypass highway and had to backtrack). a small park, here you can see another aspect of civil war action

Thank sumac19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was no visitor center, just a monument and graves on a corner in Tupelo. A little disappointing. It was really hard to find, we drove by it several times before we realized it was there.

Thank janelle h
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and just keep on driving down Main Street as you pass this "battlefield". The information provided at this site does a serious disservice to the relevance of this battle. As a HUGE civil war history buff, I am sorely disappointed.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This site commemorates the July 1864 Battle of Tupelo. Don't expect much. Unlike other National Park Service battlefields, this one is only 1 acre and you won't see a park ranger there.

Thank amosdog11
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Stopped by after staying evening in Tupelo as part of our effort to visit National Parks and National Monuments. Extremely small monument area, took effort to imagine the history with suburbia nearby. Would have felt like visit was a waste of time if it was...More

Thank qayaq
Reviewed 2 July 2017

During our trip to Mississippi we saw several battlefields and this was probably the smallest but it does not make it any less appealing to see

Thank bbjsanow
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Small but well maintained site, we needed to imagine that nothing was built up around there. Unlike most monuments and sites, this one is literally a corner of a block in the middle of a neighborhood. The monument itself, along with the interpretive sign, is...More

Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I am a Civil War buff and if I am in a town that has a museum/battlefield/cemetery, I will usually go see. It is small, but it is still worth the effort.

Thank GeorgeJ_12
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Battlefield is interesting with monuments, gravesites and information boards. However, it is very small, on the corner of a very busy street, with very limited parking. Worth a stop if you're in Tupelo.

Thank Kelli C
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We have been to so many NBFs & NMP s, we were not expecting this! I suggest they should mention that its just a memorial with a small structure & 2 cannons

Thank srgl0betr0tter
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