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   American Classics - National Parks & Baseball  
 
Tuesday, April 19 2011 @ 10:41 AM EDT
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Join the Friends of the Park and Blood Assurance in celebrating two American Classics – National Parks and Baseball!

The third annual National Park Nite with the Lookouts is Monday, June 6, at AT&T Field in downtown Chattanooga.

Pre-game activities start at 5:30 PM. The Lookouts face off against the Carolina Mudcats at 7:15 PM. 100% of $4 advance sale tickets purchased from Friends of the Park, or one of its outlets, benefits the important preservation, restoration and education work of the Friends at Chickamauga & Chattanooga.  read more (206 words)


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   Chickamauga Chase Supports the Friends of the Park  
 
Tuesday, March 29 2011 @ 08:35 AM EDT
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fotp Chattanooga's oldest continuously run road race benefits the Friends of the Park. 43rd Chickamauga Chase is April 16th.   read more (144 words)


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   April Events  
 
Monday, March 28 2011 @ 11:14 AM EDT
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fotpPark announces wide variety of special programs for April announced.

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   Celebrate Women's History Month at Chickamauga Battlefield  
 
Friday, February 25 2011 @ 01:49 PM EST
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ParkCelebrate Women's History Month by attending these special programs at the Chickamauga Battlefield.   read more (372 words)


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   150th Commemoration of Abraham Lincoln's Inauguration  
 
Friday, February 25 2011 @ 01:25 PM EST
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ParkIN YOUR HANDS…AND NOT MINE IS THE MOMENTOUS ISSUE OF CIVIL WAR” – ABRAHAM LINCOLN’S INAUGURATION

In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln as the 16th President of the United States, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special program at the Kentucky Monument, located off LaFayette Road on Chickamauga Battlefield, on Friday, March 4, 2011, at 3:00 p.m.   read more (277 words)


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   Jefferson Davis and the Fledgling Confederacy: Grand Beyond Description  
 
Thursday, February 10 2011 @ 09:26 AM EST
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In commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the inauguration of Jefferson Davis as president of the Confederacy, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special program at the Alabama Monument, located off Battleline Road on Chickamauga Battlefield, February 19, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. EST. Join a Park Ranger in this one hour program as he discusses the Confederacy’s first days and the continued uncertainty of the nation as the president of the Confederacy visited the battlefield in 1863.
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   Interpretive Program Scheduled at CCNMP  
 
Friday, January 28 2011 @ 08:33 AM EST
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fotpOn Sunday, February 6, 2011, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, in association with Black History Month, will be presenting “African Americans and the Civil War.” This one hour interpretive program will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center. Join a Park Ranger as he follows the plight of both freed and enslaved blacks in the period leading up to and into the Civil War.  read more (194 words)


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   Chattanooga Battle Commemorations Announced  
 
Wednesday, November 17 2010 @ 07:47 PM EST
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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park presents a range of special public programs commemorating the 147th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga on Saturday, November 20 and Sunday, November 21. Several other events take place later in November (see schedule below).

Activities such as guided walks, talks, demonstrations and tours will be conducted at various locations in the Chattanooga area, including Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge and Moccasin Bend. The Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center will be open from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM each day. Admission to all Park areas except Point Park is free. Point Park gate fees are $3 per person for adults (16 and older). Children under age 15 are admitted free. Admission to the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at Point Park is free.

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   Local viewshed ordinance proposed  
 
Friday, November 05 2010 @ 11:23 AM EDT
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The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported this morning that the Hamilton County Planning Commission will consider an ordinance designed to safeguard local historic and scenic views. The Planning Commission will vote on the proposed ordinance at 1 PM on Monday, November 8 at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Chattanooga.

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   TN announces Civil War Sesquicentennial kick-off event  
 
Thursday, November 04 2010 @ 08:33 AM EDT
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The Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission’s inaugural event commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War will take place Nov. 12 and 13 in Nashville. The theme of this historic milestone is “The Coming of the Civil War.” Governor Phil Bredesen will kick off the free event at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall beginning at 10 a.m. CST on November 12.   read more (186 words)


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