Battery C Park

Battery C Park



   1100 Yorkshire
 Daily
 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 Free admission
Amenities: Handicap Access,Free Public Parking,Scenic View
Designations: National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom, National Register of Historic Places, Civil War Helena Attraction


Designations


This park includes one of four earthen batteries erected by the Union army in 1862. This strategic location briefly fell to the Confederates during the Battle of Helena on July 4, 1863. Battery C Park is a self-guided site, but a guided tour may be requested based on staff availability.

This outdoor site now includes

  • Illustrated panels
  • Landscaped park
  • Paved Walkways & handrails
  • Cannons
  • Life-size metal sculptures
  • Scenic Overlook

Battery C Park features a grand view of downtown Helena and the Mississippi River from atop Crowley's Ridge.