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Contact: Kim Coons, 423-752-5213x139
Fort Oglethorpe, GA: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a variety of living history programs taking place at Point Park, on Lookout Mountain, and at Chickamauga Battlefield during Labor Day Weekend, September 3 &4.
At Point Park, on Saturday, September 3, and on Sunday, September 4, living historians will share the experiences of Confederate soldiers on the mountain during the Siege of Chattanooga. Programs, which will include rifle firing demonstrations, are scheduled at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm on Saturday and at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 2:30 pm on Sunday. Admission to Point Park is $5 per adult, ages 16 and older (children, ages 15 and younger enter for free).
At Chickamauga Battlefield, there will be artillery programs on Saturday, September 3. Visitors will have the opportunity to see and hear a reproduction Civil War cannon firing and to learn about the role of artillery during the Battle of Chickamauga. Programs take place at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center and are scheduled at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm, and 3:30 pm. There are no admission fees to Chickamauga Battlefield.For more information about upcoming programs at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, please contact the Lookout Mountain Visitor Center at 423-821-7786, the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241, or visit the park's website at www.nps.gov/chch