Superintendent T. John Hillmer Jr. announced today that tickets for the battlefield’s popular “Moonlight Tour” are still available. The tour will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 between 7:00 p.m., and 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $7.00 per person and proceeds are used to cover the cost of the program. This year’s tour will be located at the John Ray House and will incorporate several scenes associated with the Civil War in 1864—150 years ago.
Tickets may be obtained in person at the battlefield visitor center or by mail (for a limited time). The mailing address is: Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield, 6424 W. FR 182, Republic, Missouri 65738, attention: “Moonlight Tour.” Please make checks payable to: “Eastern National.” Mailed ticket requests must be received by Friday, September 5, 2014 in order to be processed and returned via USPS mail service prior to the tour.
The tour road will be closed to the public beginning at 5 p.m. on September 13 in order to prepare for the tour.
All visitors will be transported via buses from the visitor center to and from the tour sites. In addition, those taking the tour should be prepared to walk a total of ½ mile and dress appropriately. Due to the terrain strollers will not be allowed. No flash photography is allowed.