The 23.2 acre Centralia Battlefield is three miles southeast of Centralia on Rangeline Rd. The Centralia Battlefield is an important educational tool. From history leasons for school children to re-enactments and archaeological surveys, the battlefield is a lifesize classroom. Located on the Battlefield is a monument describing the events of September 27 donated by the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. A monument honoring those Union Soldiers that died was donated by the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War. The Battlefield is open to the public and contains a picnic area and two Civil War Markers.