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“The last Confederate/Union battle was here in December, 1882.”

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Pecatonica, Illinois
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357 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
“The last Confederate/Union battle was here in December, 1882.”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

There is a wonderful visitor's center that sets the stage for a walking tour of the battlefield, or you can take a car tour. We found the grounds very interesting. You can almost imagine the horrific scene that took place here. They do have tours of a couple of the buildings several times a day and there is a charge for those. The walking trails and movie in the visitor's center is free, though.

Visited October 2012
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stigler
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“beautiful place”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

very nice and peaceful place , makes you refect and relize what others have gave up for your freedoms ! historical and beautiful

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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372 reviews
215 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

Fantastic park, complete with many old buildings from the Civil War. They have both a walking tour and a driving tour - a lot to see and do. There is also a small museum with uniforms and weapons inside the main building with a small gift shop.

Visited August 2012
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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134 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Day Trip”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Pack a lunch and take the family out to see history. Good for the kids to learn for the kids to learn first hand and see what soldiers went through. Great place for a day trip. No cost, donations accepted.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Lots of area to walk around. There is a museum, information plaques along the way, and a handful of buildings.

Visited October 2011
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Thank Joy M
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