Artillery Demonstrations Are At Point Park Aug. 3

Friday, July 26, 2013

There will be artillery demonstrations on Saturday, Aug. 3, at Point Park, located on historic Lookout Mountain, to learn about the trials and tribulations that Confederate artillerists experienced in the fall of 1863.  While these soldiers often experienced marvelous views of the Tennessee River Valley, firing artillery rounds from the mountain’s summit proved not to be as spectacular, officials said. 

Artillery programs will be conducted at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.  Admission to Point Park is $3 per adult age 16 and over; 15 years and under, Senior, Access, and Annual Pass holders are free.

For more information about programs at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, contact the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706.866-9241, the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at 821-7786, or visit the park’s website at www.nps.gov/chch



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