Enclosed Kitchen Shelter

at Battle of Athens State Historic Site

For more information on how to reserve the shelter, click here.

exterior of picnic shelter with enclosed kitchen

Park Hours

Coordinates

40.584722, -91.696111

Park Hours

Historic Site Grounds:

Sunrise to sunset, daily, year round

Day-Use Area

7 a.m. – sunset, daily, year-round

Thome-Benning House (Cannonball House) hours

Tours:

  • April through Oct. 8
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday
  • Oct. 9- 31
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday
    Available Monday through Thursday by prior arrangement only

  • November through March
    Available by prior arrangement only

Park Office hours

  • April through October
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • November through March
    Office not regularly staffed; telephone is monitored for messages Monday through Friday