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Tupelo National Battlefield

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS 38804
662 680 4025; 800 305 7417
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Ranked #10 of 14 Attractions in Tupelo
Type: Historic Sites, National Parks, Monuments/ Statues, Battlefields
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Honey Grove, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The old battlefield has been overrun by the city of Tupelo, so not much of it is left. It is a good stop, and it won't take long to visit the attractions.

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Springfield, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

always love anything to do with history.beautiful weather and the people were very nice and knowledgeable.

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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273 reviews 273 reviews
113 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is a very meaningful memorial, but sadly it has to be seen on a main street. A few monuments, and just two Confederate graves. A memory to hundreds of slain soldiers, not paid attention to in the busy rush of everyday life. Wish there was more to it. A shame that people go out of their way to see... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The "battlefield" is less than the size of a football field with a few plaques. We initially thought it was an actual place to visit? Drive by! It's the same thing as stopping

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Columbus, Mississippi
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

this historic landmark has not received good ratings. perhaps it's because the people do not understand the important historical value. read up on this battlefield and then visit. you will find that the past will come alive. this is an awesome place to visit.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This was a patch of grass with a monument next to a large strip mall. I can't believe we took the time to go.

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Richardson, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013 via mobile

This is a prime example of why Civil War battleground sites need protection. We passed the site twice before realizing that small patch was it in its entirety. I'm glad we didn't come here just for this battle"field".

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Phoenix, AZ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I was absolutely shocked at how underwhelming this site is. A grass field with a civil war cannon and a plaque. That's it. My backyard is bigger - and quite frankly, more interesting. You can simply drive by this place.

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Reno, Nevada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
14 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is a small battlefield, but you still should visit. Your visit won't take long, but if you're into the Civil War at all this is a must see!

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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229 reviews 229 reviews
54 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

What is listed is Park Service Headquarters. This park is in Tupelo on the southside of West Main street at Memorial Drive and Lumpkin Ave. Maybe a mile or so East of the Trace Parkway. Be advised the parking is VERY limited. Perhaps 3 or 4 spaces on Memorial Drive. The park is about an acre of turf with a... More

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