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Orchard Knob

Address: Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
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Ranked #56 of 135 things to do in Chattanooga
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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76 reviews 76 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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61 reviews 61 reviews
50 attraction reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2008

The history is insignificant because the neighborhood is so bad. I wouldn trecommend a visitor to go here at all! drug infested adn crime ridden! dont go !

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San Antonio, Texas
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130 reviews 130 reviews
26 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2008

For Civil War buffs, this is where Grant, Thomas and Granger watched the attacks of Hooker against Lookout Mountain - the "Battle Above the Clouds" - and Sherman's stalled attack against Cleburne's division around the north end of Missionary Ridge, which is east of Civil War Chattanooga. Also from here they saw the soldiers of Thomas assault the rifle pits... More 

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