Enclosed Kitchen Shelter

at Battle of Athens State Historic Site

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exterior of picnic shelter with enclosed kitchen

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Historic Site Grounds:

  • April through October
    Sunrise to 10 p.m.
  • November through March
    Sunrise to sunset

Thome-Benning House (Cannonball House) hours


  • 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