Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

National Park Service, North Carolina.

"I never saw such fighting since God made me. The Americans fought like demons." - Lt. General Charles, Earl Cornwallis On March 15, 1781, six years into the American Revolution, General Greene and Lord Cornwallis' troops faced off at a small courthouse community. This 2.5 hour battle would change the course of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.

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Guilford Courthouse National Military Park is located along US 220 and New Garden Road. To reach the Visitor Center, drive East on New Garden Road and turn right into the parking lot when you see the stone sign “Guilford Courthouse National Military Park.” If you drive down Old Battleground Road, do not drive through the Forest Lawn cemetery, this is a dead end and is not connected to the National Park. If you drive on Old Battleground, turn left onto New Garden Road Lat / Long: 36.1316499 / -79.8471879

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