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The Fort Pillow State Park is a state park and historic site in Henning, Tennessee. It features the historic Fort Pillow, an American Civil War site.

Fort Pillow was created in 1861 by the Confederate troops. It was named after General Gideon J. Pillow and was the site where the Battle of Fort Pillow took place. The Fort Pillow State Park features 1642 acre of area, situated on the Chickasaw Bluffs that are overlooking the Mississippi River. The site is popular for its events and programs which are highly educational. However, aside from these, the site is also ideal for boating, camping, fishing, and picnicking. It was also a designated Wildlife Observation Area by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and has information about various species and their habitat.
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