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Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park

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Address: 7502 Natural Bridge Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32305-2305
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Go to the Reinactment!

There isn't a lot to see at the park unless you go to the reenactment on the first weekend in March each year. When you go, you may have to park a good distance away, because a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2016
bonn1950
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Tallahassee, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other than the monument, there was little to see. As we are familiar with earthworks and breastworks, we knew where to locate them. There are, unfortunately, no signs, to educate people.

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nashville, tn., United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

only a short ride south of Tallahassee in the real florida. If your into the civil war it has great value. Set on the St. Marks river you may see aligators deer and for sure valtures.

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1 Thank Bob A
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were traveling through Tallahassee on our way to New Orleans recently. My husband is an avid student of the civil war, having grown up near Gettysburg and has always wanted to visit this battlefield. We finally had time to find it. It is a little off the beaten path, but worth the drive. And the drive is through some... More 

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1 Thank Karen M
Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a passive park on the St. Marks River. There is a stone monument honoring the soldiers and some additional information that can be read. This is a beautiful quiet site for fishing, picnicking or quiet reflection. Bring bug repellent, it's a swampy area and the mosquitoes are especially bad in the summer months. This Tallahassee site was the... More 

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1 Thank Annie2016-21
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This was the scene of the Battle of Natural Bridge, which stopped Union troops from capturing Florida's capital city of Tallahassee. There are surviving earthworks from the battle, monuments, interpretive signs and such. The views of the St. Marks River are just gorgeous. The battle takes its name from the Natural Bridge of the St. Marks River, which is inside... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We went to the 39th Reenactment of the Battle of Natural Bridge and found it very interesting. Everyone was so friendly and helpful in answering any questions you had. The weather was great and the food provided was excellent.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

There isn't a lot to see at the park unless you go to the reenactment on the first weekend in March each year. When you go, you may have to park a good distance away, because a lot of people go to this event. There are a lot of tents set up with information about the Civil War and life... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

Natural Bridge was the site of the second largest Civil War battle in Florida and where the St. Marks River drops into a sinkhole and flows underground for one-quarter of a mile before reemerging. In the final weeks of the Civil War, a Union flotilla landed at Apalachee Bay planning to capture Fort Ward and march north to the state... More 

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Dalton, Georgia, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

As a history buff, the Battle of Natural Bridge is significant in that it was one of the final Confederate victories and saved Tallahassee as the only State capital which didn't fall to the union in the eastern theater of the Civil War. So, why is more than half of it fenced off with an ugly chain link fence topped... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

Wish State of Florida would put more time and money into this place as it is a historic battle place. The reenactment is really good, though.

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