Photo above: Currier and Ives 1862 print of General Grant leading a charge in the 2nd day of the Battle of Shiloh. Photos courtesy Library of Congress. Shiloh is one of other parks around for the entire 100 years since the NPS founding date of August 25, 1916. On that date, it was part of the War Department, preserved in 1894, then transferred to the National Park Service in 1933. Right: Just one spectacular scene from Yellowstone National Park, the oldest National Park.
- Shiloh NPS 100th Events
Shiloh 100th Events
The National Military Park will be hosting a variety of 2016 events on their calendar that are considered part of the National Park Service's 100th Anniversary celebrations. Stop back for more info on time and place when they become available.
154th Battle Anniversary Hikes and Tours
Date/Time: April 4-8. Times: Various.
Location: Shiloh Battlefield.
Event: Join park rangers and volunteers for in-depth hikes and tours around the battlefield.
Centennial Concerts in the Park
Date/Time: July 2, August, September. Times: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center.
Event: Shiloh National Military Park will present its third of five Concerts-in-the-Park in commemoration of the National Park Service's 100th anniversary. The five part concert series celebrates the various genres of music that encompass the American catalog, with one concert per month from May to September.