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Chattanooga National Cemetery

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Honoring those who have sacrificed

This is must do in the City. This cemetery is the place to honor, overlooking the City and with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Veteran's Day and Memorial Day Programs

If you can be there for either of these programs, you will not regret it. Chattanooga is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is must do in the City. This cemetery is the place to honor, overlooking the City and with a clear view of Lookout Mountain. Truly a moving experience.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SFO52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can be there for either of these programs, you will not regret it. Chattanooga is very fortunate to have a large population of military and veterans, as well as patriotic citizens who support them. On the days above, you will witness a flag...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't come here for fun. Came here to remind my children of the fallen heroes who sacrifice their life kept us safe.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Toorak6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First Military Cemetary built by Rossevelt. Very peaceful and calming. Wonderful monuments to thouse who gave their life for our Country. Many the ultimate sacrafice of losing their life here on Chattanooga soil during the Civil War.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

From Civil war vets to current Day Vets, this is sacred ground. This cemetery is unique as unique individual headstones are allowed so it is not all white markers. There is even a railroad marker where the ashes of those killed in a tragic accident...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is so impressive. I have been the Hawaii on memorial day and this is just as good. There was no special occasion. This is really something to see. The way they are all positioned. The amount of work it takes to keep this in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lynnette904
Reviewed November 3, 2018

A moving experience to visit this cemetery. It is hard to fathom so many loved ones lost and the families/friends profoundly affected. The open hillsides seem to stretch forever, dotted by the white headstones. At the end of a day touring the city, when we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank advsmuch
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Very nice, well maintained and worthy of all the men and women laid to rest here. Can’t say much else than what I have so far.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A6878SDjamesh
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Emotional visit for anyone. Massive amount of headstones from Civil War, but also very much represented is WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kathyGreenBay_WI
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We try to stop at national cameterys when we travel. This is a very good one and we were glad to see they have plenty of space left for future veteran burials. We found Desmond Doss (WWll medal of honor winner) marker in section P...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 29, 2018|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many hotels in the downtown area with a wide range of prices and quality, including the major chains. They are only 5-7 minutes away and staying downtown will permit you to see the other sights and enjoy the... More
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Response from Rebecca S | Reviewed this property |
Way over a mile, probably a mile square. We drove to the larger monuments and were still there quite a long time. Unless you do marathon's and have a lot of time, i would not recommend