The history of north Georgia and this southeastern Tennessee city have been woven together for more than 150 years. In this section of About North Georgia the editors cover the history of the city and nearby areas, and some of the exciting things to do in America's Scenic City.
Battles for Chattanooga Museum (formerly Confederama), Chattanooga, Tennessee The museum describes the battles for Chattanooga in Oct.- Nov. 1863.
Chattanooga, Tennessee (1815 through the Civil War) Major railroad center was founded as Rossville Landing in 1815, saw three battles during the Civil War
Chattanooga, Tennessee (Reconstruction through The Great Depression) Formation of CCMNP, tourist attractions come of age, music, revitalization of downtown.
Chattanooga, Tennessee (Great Depression through present day) As automobiles become popular, downtown Chattanooga faces hard times. For 25 years the city struggles to redefine itself.
Cravens House Chattanooga home of Robert Cravens, site of intensive fighting during the Battle Above the Clouds
Medal of Honor Museum All the awardees of the Congressional Medal of Honor are honored by the museum, near the resting place of some of the first winners.
National Cemetery at Chattanooga Civil War Cemetery founded by Gen. George Thomas after the battle of Chattanooga.
Point Park, on Lookout Mountain, Tennessee Originally known as Point Lookout at the end of the Whiteside Park, Point Park was completed by the Corps of Engineers in 1905, dedicated to Union and Confederate soldiers united under a single flag.
Signal Point, on Signal Mountain, Tennessee The Cherokee Indians used this mountain as a signal point, hence the name. Union soldiers did the same thing 25 years after the Cherokee left the area
Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee Distinctive centerpieces of the ongoing downtown revitalization, the Aquarium holds more than a million gallons of water and 12,000 different animals
Incline Railway, Chattanooga, Tennessee America's Most Amazing Mile, The Incline climbs Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the most thrilling view of the city and the surrounding area..