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Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park

Hillsboro, WV, USA

Droop Mountain Battlefield is the site of one of West Virginia's largest and last important Civil War battles. The battle was fought on November 6, 1863 between the Union army of Gen. William Averell and the Confederate army of Gen. John Echols. Echols's army was pushed south into Virginia and never regained control of southeastern West Virginia.


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Located in the southeastern part of West Virginia, Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park is located on Route 219, 15 miles south of Marlinton and 27 miles north of Lewisburg

Visitor Services

Museum, information, rest rooms, trails, lookout tower, picnic areas with shelters, hiking, battle reenactment activities

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Daily: 6:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M. The park is open year-round but is often unattended in winter. Please call for tour information.



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