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Address: 2680 Natchez Trace Parkway, Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone Number: 662 680 4025; 800 305 7417
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Smaller than we realized but nice memorial!

We expected it to be a little bigger, glad we had read up on the battle in history with the kids ahead of time. Very quick stop, wouldn't take the time to head off the highway if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Kansas City, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We expected it to be a little bigger, glad we had read up on the battle in history with the kids ahead of time. Very quick stop, wouldn't take the time to head off the highway if I didn't have other things to do I. Tupelo!

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Helena, AL
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16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This site was interesting. However, it was much smaller than I expected. I read the information online and when I arrived, I saw the same information again and a couple of monuments. That was about it. I'm glad I've been there, but won't go back.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We drove by the battlefield before we went to the visitor center. The battlefield is hard to stop at because there is limited parking, but it looked neat when we drove by. The visitor center is about 6 miles to the north of the monument, but it was easy to find. The park ranger that was working while we were... More 

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Lockhart, Texas
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The monument itself is neat but it is not very easily accessible. It is worth the visit though if you are interested in American History.

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

There wasn't really much to see here. We were expecting more. We almost missed it when driving to it. I wish there had been more.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

If Civil War history is your thing then you can get a little bit of it by visiting the battlefield. Make this part of your Civil War tour by including Vicksburg and Shiloh. Once you have seen all three you will begin to understand just how much of a personal war this was to the South. You will see how... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

After driving the Natchez Trace Parkway, we found our way to Main Street and eventually the Tupelo National Battlefield. This is a very small battlefield that encompasses a lsmall parcel of land in Tupelo. On July 14, 1864, Confederate forces attacked the Fedreal soldiers here resulting in a two day battle that wounded numerous soldiers on both sides and killed... More 

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Konigswinter, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We almost missed this little "park", really not much more then a small green grass patch at the side of the road on the Eastern end of Tupelo. It is not more than a marker and two displays. Easily read in 15 minutes. Somewhat interesting to read but really hard to imagine what happened there. Don't go to Tupelo just... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The battle accrued all over the city and outer areas but the National Park Service, only has a small strip of land to place the monument, a few cannons, and a map display board, with no parking spaces, except a small outcrop from the street just prior to a turn lane. I would have liked to see more, but nothing... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This place is a must see. I live in tupelo, and I drive past it everyday. To see it in person isn't anything like photos. you get a sense of what those fought for our freedom and the love that others gave..

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