Tour the Heritage Area

Tennessee Civil War Trails

A great way to tour the Heritage Area is to follow the Tennessee Civil War TrailsThis historic marker program identifies and interprets both the great campaigns as well as the lesser-known Civil War places. The Trail includes interpretive markers and an online statewide driving tour, and links Tennessee's sites to Trails programs in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. To follow the trail, click here.

For more information on visiting additional Civil War sites included in this unique partnership between the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, the Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Heritage Area please visit the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development at

Tennessee Civil War 150 App Now Available

A project in partnership with the Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, the Tennessee Civil War 150 Iphone app is now available on Itunes. The highly popular app, launched in April, has received excellent reviews. Download this free app today!

In addition to sites marked by the Civil War Trails Program, the Heritage Area is rich with places and landscapes that tell the story of the Civil War and its aftermath. A series of outstanding driving tours allow you to experience the Civil War story first-hand. Printable copies of several of these tours are available below. These tours were produced through partnerships between the Heritage Area and community organizations across the state.

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Click on the pdfs below for free printable versions of several of the Heritage Area's driving tours: