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Address: Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

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Cool piece of history

This park is in the middle of a subdivision and can be a challenge to find. There are two ways to walk up to the park, and I walked up the one towards the back - through a small... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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McHenry, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This park is in the middle of a subdivision and can be a challenge to find. There are two ways to walk up to the park, and I walked up the one towards the back - through a small iron gate. It was a pretty steep climb, but was worth it for the views and seeing this piece of history.

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It's a rocky park in the middle of what doesn't look like a great neighborhood. Google Maps will take you about a block away from it so I was lucky to find it. It's a steep climb up unmaintained steps. That being said the views are great and you can see why Grant choose this as his location to observe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

You can park on the street and walk up on the "knob", this famous battleground sits in the middle of a historic neighborhood in Chattanooga, many momuments are erected here with lots of information about the groups that fought here in the Battles for Chattanooga. Well kept, most of the plaques were just restored a year or so ago, a... More 

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New Market, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Lots of monuments, but better than that is the history behind this parcel of land. Directions on tripadvisor are inaccurate, like another reviewer posted. The historical markers offer great info regarding the war and to be able to stand there and have the same view as Ulysses Grant, was a privilege.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Orchard Knob battlefield is one of several units of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park (CCNMP). CCNMP was the very first national military park created in the U.S. It was enacted by a unanimous act of Congress and signed into law in 1890. It holds the distinction of being the 2nd fastest law ever enacted by Congress & signed into... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Really tall cool monuments. Area is fenced in with concrete a little hike up hill but worth it. Unexpected little bonus to our trip. Definitely worth drive.

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Cleveland TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

Trip Advisor doesn't give correct directions. It is located at intersection of East 4th Street and North Orchard Nob Avenue. Grass was not mowed in places.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

I had been to Chattanooga many times before I ever heard of this park. It is off the beaten path and not in the best neighborhood, but there is no damage or graffitti . The monuments are all in good condition. If you are interested in history you will love it. If not there are other parks better suited.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Visited this battlefield for the first time today. You have to park on the outside and walk up through the gates to the monuments. When we were there today, the grass on the hillside needed mowed, but the areas around the monuments was well kept. The view is awesome and you can see why this was a vantage point for... More 

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chicago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

If this is such an important part and location of battle, there should be better signage. It also was not kept up as well as it should have been. It is located in a different area from rest of battle sites, and it should be given a cleanup makeover without disturbing the integrity of the site. It was my first... More 

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Address: Address: Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
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