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November 5, 2014

Fort Donelson National Cemetery to honor veterans

Fort Donelson National Cemetery will conduct ceremonies at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on November 11 to honor veteran’s and their families.

Learn more about Fort Donelson National Cemetery and some of those who lie forever there through these special tours. Visitors will also have the opportunity to share information about loved ones who rest in the National Cemetery so that we can share their stories with others. Meet at the front gate.

The Fort Donelson Book Club, Dover group, meets on November 25 at 6 p.m. at the Fort Donelson Visitor Center to discuss the second half of MacKinley Kantor’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “Andersonville”.The group will also watch one of the films from the Andersonville National Historic Site. A limited number of copies of this book are available for participants. (Please note special date because of the Thanksgiving holiday.)

Fort Donelson is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The exhibit room at the Dover Hotel (Stop #10) is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The park’s visitor center will be closed on Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving Day.

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