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Field Trip: Kennesaw Mountain

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is part of the National Park Service. Nearly 3,000 acres preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. According to their web site, "There are 3 battlefield areas at the park: In front of the Visitor Center, off Burnt Hickory Road and the main site is located at Cheatham Hill. The visitor center provides introductory information about the park and the battle. While walking some of the 17.3 miles of interpretive walking trails you will see historic earthworks, cannon emplacements and various interpretive signs. There are 3 monuments representing groups that fought here."