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National Park Day Saturday in Corinth

Shiloh National Military Park will host National Park Day 2018 on Saturday at the Corinth Battlefield Unit. Sponsored by the Civil War Trust, this annual event brings together Civil War enthusiasts from around the country who volunteer their time and energy to help preserve our nation’s battlefields. Rangers and volunteers…

Shiloh to Host Free Concert Friday

Shiloh National Military Park on Friday at 5:30 p.m. will present a free concert-in-the-park in commemoration of the National Park Service’s 101st anniversary. The show on the front lawn of the park’s Visitor Center celebrates the birth of the National Park Service in 1916, and will feature four artists, including…

Shiloh Hosting Events This Weekend

Saturday through Monday Shiloh National Military Park will offer a variety of special events to the public, including a free concert in the park, artillery demonstrations, ranger programs, and a Junior Ranger booth. The park will also host the annual Memorial Day service in the Shiloh National Cemetery. “Memorial Day…

Preserving the Past: National Park Service Gains More Civil War Sites

By M. Scott Morris For Corinth Today CORINTH – Dale Wilkerson, superintendent at Shiloh National Military Park, made no claims as an artist as he turned over a press release and started doodling. His first sketch was an extremely rough representation of the area where Union and Confederate forces clashed…

Corinth Friends Group Donates More Than 350 Acres to Shiloh

Members of the Friends of the Siege and Battle of Corinth recently completed the donation of 11 tracts of land totaling more than 350 acres to Shiloh National Military Park. The Corinth Unit of Shiloh National Military Park was established on Sept. 22, 2000 and has an authorized land area…