History Center Presents Third Civil War Sesquicentennial Walking Tour October 8

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

The Chattanooga History Center will present the third downtown tour in its Civil War Sesquicentennial series, A Walking Tour: Occupied City, at 5:30pm, Tuesday, October 8th.

The walk will be led by CHC Executive Director and Historian, Dr. Daryl Black, and Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park Chief Historian, Jim Ogden. Participants will meet the guides on the Tennessee Aquarium Plaza in front of the Chattanooga History Center.

The fee is $5 per person (CHC and Friends of the Park members free).

Space is limited and pre-registration is required by Monday, October 8th. Call 423-265-3247 to register.


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