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Address: Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
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"A fun walk"

Lots of historical markers and explanation and a great view of the surrounding skyline; its a great quick stop to take in some history while in Chattanooga. The neighborhood is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Dousman, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One can just imagine General Grant,Thomas and Sherman standing on top of Orchard Knob at daybreak, the sun going over Missionary Ridge. As the sun rises it is hitting the monuments on top of the Knob and is quite a treat not to mention the view during this spectacular time of day. Orchard Knob now is surrounded by the city... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of historical markers and explanation and a great view of the surrounding skyline; its a great quick stop to take in some history while in Chattanooga. The neighborhood is a bit depressed so lock your car when you hike up the hill.

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Winter Park, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is true that it is not in a great area. However, we were there on a week day in the middle of the day and had no issues. It is true that the signage could have been better and it was not kept up like other Civil War historical sights. It was amazing how far away it was fro... More 

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Lookout Mountain Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Orchard Knob is a great stop for someone wishing to visit all of the important areas of the battles for control of Chattanooga. From this site, you can get the same vantage point as the Union commanders before and during the assault on Missionary Ridge. It is a small site but worth the half hour or so that a visit... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

You MUST check out Orchard Knob! The monuments are quite impressive and the views from the top are amazing! You can see downtown, Lookout/Signal Mtn, and Missonary Ridge!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Despite having lived in Chattanooga around 30 years this was my first trip to the Orchard Knob portion of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. There is no dedicated parking for the park but there is plenty of space on the streets surrounding it. It is also important to note that this is not the best part of town.... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

This location was several miles from Missionary Ridge and served as a signal station and Union headquarters. It played an important part in the battle of Missionary Ridge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

It was obvious why this area was chosen as a headquarters. You can see much of the surrounding terrain easily.

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Chattanooga, TN
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Stand near the monument and look up at the ridge. Wonder how the Confederates could hit this know from that distance--and why Union officer would think it a safe place to set camp. If you study this war, this is a special place with a special story. Orchard Knob is in the middle of a somewhat scruffy residential neighborhood. The... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

The role of the site in the history of the Civil war is notable, and is well described at the site Parking is a bit limited, and the site is quite small when compared to the vast areas of the battle that happened on Chickamauga Gap Missionary ridge, and Lookout Mountain, but would be a good "quick stop" for car... More 

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