Getting Ready for 2016
The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016. To us, it's not about cakes and candles — it's about being an organization ready to take on the challenges of our second century. Our blueprint to get there — A Call to Action — outlines the innovative work we want to accomplish. Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park is a big part of this effort. Take a look at what we're doing locally and get involved!
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park completed and submitted its Social Media Strategy to the Southeast Regional Office in January 2012 and immediately began reaching out to new audiences via Facebook. Read more
On November 21, 2011, a large crowd gathered at Bragg Reservation on Missionary Ridge to formally dedicate the new plaque to the 18th U.S. Infantry. Read more
Civil War Trust Park Day 2012 was a great success. On Saturday, March 31, 68 volunteers contributed nearly 250 hours on work projects at Chickamauga Battlefield, Moccasin Bend National Archeological District, and Lookout Mountain Battlefield. Read more
In November 2011, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park hosted at preservation lab practical for NPS Preservation and Skills Training (PAST) students and mentors. Read more
Did You Know?
Captain Eli Lilly commanded a battery of artillery that saw heavy and successful action during the Battle of Chickamauga. Following the Civil War, Lilly, a pharmaceutical chemist, founded Eli Lilly and Company, a company which today is one of the largest in the world.