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Dover Hotel (Surrender House), Fort Donelson National Battlefield

120 Fort Donelson Shores Road, Dover, TN 37058, USA

The Dover Hotel was the site where Gen. Ulysses S. Grant demanded "unconditional and immediate surrender" from Gen. Simon B. Buckner after the Battle of Fort Donelson in February 1862. The hotel is the only original major battle surrender structure remaining from the Civil War.


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From I-24 exit onto Highway 79 south at Clarksville; continue 35 miles to Dover and turn left at Petty Street. The hotel is 2 blocks down on the left.

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Daily, 8:00AM - 4:15PM



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