Playground

at Battle of Athens State Historic Site

A playground sits alongside some picnic sites in the day-use area.

swingset and playground equipment with slides

Park Hours

Coordinates

40.591845, -91.711764

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

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