Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a Holiday Open House at the Cravens House located on Lookout Mountain. The Cravens House will be decorated in a manner very similar to the Civil War era. This special holiday event will take place on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7. Tours of the house will be conducted every thirty minutes beginning at 6:00 p.m. and ending at 8:00 p.m. Reservations to tour the house are required due to capacity limitations. To make a reservation, and for more information about this event, please contact the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at (423) 821-7786.
The Cravens House is located on the historic Lookout Mountain Battlefield. Robert Cravens' original "Alta Vista" was completed in 1856, but was destroyed seven years later during and in the aftermath of the "Battle Above the Clouds." Mr. Cravens rebuilt the current house in 1866.