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CCNMP Unveils New Programs for 2012!

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ParkThe Park invites the public to join Park Rangers for new and exciting tours, talks and walks in 2012, some of which commemortate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War in 1862.

For detailed information concerning specific program locations and descriptions, please check the park website nps.gov/chch or contact the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241 or the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at 423-821-7786

 

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   National Park Foundation Awards 2012 Impact Grant to Chickamauga Chattanooga National Military Park  
 
Friday, February 10 2012 @ 06:32 PM EST
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ParkThe National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, is proud to award Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park a 2012 Impact Grant to support the launch of “Learning in Action: Bringing Students to the Park,” a project that will provide funding assistance to Title 1 schools in order to bring students to the Park and participate in curriculum-based education programs. The grant is part of the National Park Foundation’s Impact Grant program which gives parks the critical financial support needed to transform innovative, yet underfunded ideas into successful in-park programs and initiatives  read more (314 words)


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   US 18th Plaque Re-dedication  
 
Friday, November 18 2011 @ 12:44 PM EST
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ParkBronze plaque honoring the valor of the US 18th Infantry at Battle of Missionary Ridge to be re-dedicated on Sunday, November 20, at 3 pm. An honor guard of the active duty US 18th will participate in commemorative event.   read more (295 words)


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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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   Events mark 146th Battles for Chattanooga anniversary  
 
Monday, October 26 2009 @ 02:42 PM EDT
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Photo: View of Chattanooga from Lookout Mountain Battlefield

Join NPS Park rangers and volunteers to explore the events of November 1863 when the Union and Confederates armies struggled for control of Chattanooga as the gateway to the lower South.

Most events take place at the Chattanooga units of the Park: Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Orchard Knob and Moccasin Bend. Additional events explore downtown Chattanooga and Ringgold, GA. All are open to the public free of charge. Please note that, in case of inclement weather, alternative programming will be offered at the Park Visitor Center. Call the Visitor Center information desk for more information: 706-866-9241 or 423-821-7786.

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   New film showcases oldest historic national park!  
 
Thursday, September 24 2009 @ 12:25 PM EDT
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Saturday, September 26 is National Public Lands Day. The celebration coincides with the debut of a 30-minute film that showcases America's oldest historic national park: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. The film, From Lookout Mountain to the Valley Below: Our National Park, will be screened in the orientation theater at Chickamauga Battlefield from 9 AM until 4 PM. Admission is free.



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   Battlefield's Alexander Bridge Closed to Vehicular Traffic  
 
Wednesday, February 18 2009 @ 01:22 PM EST
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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park has announced the immediate closure of Alexander's Bridge to vehicular traffic.
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   Park Announces 145th Commemoration of Battles for Chattanooga  
 
Tuesday, November 18 2008 @ 11:39 AM EST
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ParkChickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend upcoming special interpretive programs presented in commemoration of the 145th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga. A variety of educational programs will be offered on Saturday and Sunday, November 22 and 23, 2008.

The Battles for Chattanooga, November 23-25, 1863, marked the end of a five month campaign for control of this key rail center, the “Gateway to the Deep South.” The following year, General William T. Sherman used Chattanooga as a base of supply and communication during his Georgia campaigns.

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   Park commemorates Seige of Chattanooga  
 
Wednesday, October 29 2008 @ 10:45 AM EDT
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ParkChickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park continues its 145th observance of the anniversary of the 1863 Campaign for Chattanooga in November. The public is invited to attend a series of interpretive and living history programs presented at Lookout Mountain Battlefield on Saturday, November 1, 2008.



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