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    Chickamauga & Chattanooga

    National Military Park GA,TN

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  • Temporary Trail Closures on Lookout Mountain (August 18, 2014)

    The park is advising the public that portions of the Lookout Mountain trails will be temporarily closed on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 7 am until 2 pm.In case of inclement weather, work will begin on Tuesday, August 19. More »

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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park's news releases and other information can be found below. The news release date and contact information are provided for each release. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the park.


 

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August 15, 2014
Artillery Demos at Chickamauga Battlefield
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special living history day at Chickamauga Battlefield on Sunday, August 31. Come experience the power of Civil War artillery as park rangers and living historians tell the story of artillery on the battlefield. These thirty-minute programs will be presented near the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm.

August 08, 2014
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Celebrates the 98th Birthday of the National Park Service
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is pleased to announce the waiver of entrance fees to enter Point Park on top of Lookout Mountain, Monday, August 25, 2014.Experience the majestic views from Chattanooga's surrounding landscapes found in our nation's first national military park.

August 08, 2014
Faces behind the Monuments: Monuments at Chickamauga Battlefield
Many of the monuments at Chickamauga Battlefield bear faces—soldiers standing ready to fight, to live, to die, and to protect. Yet who were these faces? How did they come to be at Chickamauga Battlefield? Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special, 2-hour car caravan/walking tour at Chickamauga Battlefield on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at 2 pm to dig deeper into understanding these monuments. This tour will begin at the park visitor center.

August 08, 2014
Temporary Trail Closures on Lookout Mountain
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is advising the public that portions of the Lookout Mountain trails will be temporarily closed on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 7 am until 2 pm.In case of inclement weather, work will begin on Tuesday, August 19. During this closure the park will replace a chain-link fence at the base of the Ochs Museum inside Point Park.

Did You Know?

Union monuments on Snodgrass Hill

James Garfield served as Major General William S. Rosecrans' Chief of Staff at Chickamauga. Four months after becoming President, Garfield was shot in the back by a disgruntled office seeker. Garfield died two months later on September 19, 1881, the anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.