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trail in Battle Park

Battle Park was named for Kemp Plummer Battle, President of the University during the Civil War Reconstruction period, from 1876-1891. His home, "Senlac," located at Battle Lane/Boundary Street corner is now the University's Baptist Student Headquarters. Battle Park is now home to the Forest Theater and a section of the Chapel Hill Greenways network of trails. The feeling of wilderness imparted by these woods to the whole campus is one of the distinctive features that has helped make the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a favorite school of choice for over two centuries [2].

The Graduate School at UNC-Chapel Hill

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