FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Check out our Membership page for more information. We look for sites with a strong significance, an intriguing story and safe parking.
No! We are proud to be a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational corporation. Grassroots by nature, our partnership extends from state offices of tourism and transportation to municipal departments, historic and genealogical societies.
Check out our Connect page and use the online form to request the maps. Be sure to include your mailing address. Delivery usually takes two weeks.
Be sure to do an online search for the welcome or visitor center, museum, state or national park near your destination. They will be well stocked with the regional Civil War Trails maps and can help direct you to the closest site.
Thanks for letting us know! It’s easier to keep up with maintenence when we hear from you. Please check out our Connect page and use the online form to contact us.
Each sign has a sponsor which allows us to make corrections and keep up with maintenance and wayfinding. Send us a note through our Connect page and we will look into it as soon as possible.
All of the above! Armed with a Civil War Trails map you can follow in the footsteps of the soldiers as they moved from site to site. Should you choose to bike it, please follow all traffic rules and regulations (and wear a helmet). Some sites are accessed via walking trails while others might be on a busy street corner. Theres something for everyone.
Your support comes in many ways, thanks for asking. When visiting a Trails sign, ‘check in’ on social media, use our hashtags, and be sure to patronize local businesses too. Let us know if you find a sign that is in disrepair or if a directional sign is missing. Want to adopt a sign? We always have a list of sites which need sponsorship, so send us a message through our Connect page.
The initial package costs $2,600 and includes the design, fabrication and installation of the interpretive sign, a set of confirmatory directional signs and placement on the Civil War Trails printed maps and website. Each Civil War Trails sign requires an annual sponsor which allows us to maintain and market the site. Click on our Membership page for more information.
We do. Our team has completed a number of projects for small parks, museums and cities spanning the full breadth of American history, topics and sites. After twenty years of research and development we utilize only the highest quality materials. Prices and our availability vary, but don’t hesitate to contact us using our Connect page.