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Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park
Fort Oglethorpe Georgia National Park


NameChickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park
Brief DescriptionNational Military Park
TypeAttraction
CategoryNational Park
DescriptionBetween 1890 and 1899 the Congress of the United States authorized the establishment of the first four national military parks: Chickamauga and Chattanooga, Shiloh, Gettysburg, and Vicksburg. The first and largest of these, and the one upon which the establishment and development of most other national military and historical parks was based, was Chickamauga and Chattanooga. It owes its existence largely to the efforts of General H.V. Boynton and Ferdinand Van Derveer, both veterans of the Army of the Cumberland, who saw the need for a national park to preserve and commemorate these battlefields during a visit to the area in 1888.

Phone 1(706) 866-9241
Phone 2(423) 821-7786
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.nps.gov/chch/index.htm
Last Updated1/23/2013
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Carmike Battlefield 10
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 Georgia Marble Festival
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